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Agua de Chaya with Pineapple & Orange

Chaya Agua Fresca is a very popular way to consume it in Tabasco and other States in the Yucatan Area. It is so refreshing to drink, healthy and a perfect treat for the coming hot days of summer... Agua Fresca made with Pineapple, Orange & Chaya.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 50kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Fresh pineapple chopped
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice preferably homemade
  • 1 cup Chaya leaves chopped*
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups cubes of ice
  • Honey if needed

Instructions

  • Add pineapple chunks, orange juice, chaya and water into a blender, and puree until smooth.
  • Divide the ices cubes into four glasses and pour in the Pineapple-orange-chaya agua fresca. Stir, taste to check if it needs some honey and serves.

Notes

  • If you can”t find Chaya leaves, use spinach or baby kale.
  • Use a few teaspoons of Honey, only if your fruit is not sweet enough. I personally don’t add it but many people in Mexico add it.

Nutrition

Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 211mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 851IU | Vitamin C: 53mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg