More Than Tea: 7 Refreshing Matcha Recipes That Aren’t Sipped From A Cup

7 Refreshing Matcha Recipes That Aren't Sipped From A Cup

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of matcha?

Most likely you’d think of matcha tea, right? And why not?

Matcha tea has taken the world by storm, all thanks to its health benefits. But is matcha tea the only recipe that you can make using this superfood?

We bet not. This got us thinking and that’s why we scoured the internet for the best recipes that use matcha.

The list below includes desserts, main course and even dips that include matcha as a core ingredient.

Matcha Power Hummus

Matcha Power Hummus

Who would have imagined matcha in hummus? But isn’t food all about experimentation? This recipe comes with the goodness of antioxidants and protein and tastes great too. A perfect accompaniment for those crisp veggies and crunchy fruits.

Matcha Bliss Balls

Looking for a no-bake and ready to eat recipe that can be created in minutes? Matcha Bliss Balls are your answer. This super simple recipe includes the goodness of almonds, sunflower seeds and good ol’ avocado for that healthy kick. A perfect dessert to grab on the go or to cure that 3 pm snack urge.

Matcha White Chocolate Sauce with Churros

Desserts are a weak spot for most of us. And when the recipe has white chocolate, even betterrrr. Check out this video which shows the step-by-step process for making this recipe from scratch (vegans can replace the eggs with 2 tbsps of vegetable oil):

Rice Noodles Matcha Coconut Broth Recipe

Who doesn’t like a quick and easy Asian-inspired recipe after a long day? We all do, right? This one is a pure delight because of the simple yet flavourful ingredients it incorporates—squash, coconut milk, bok choy, ginger, and Thai basil. Add in the magic of matcha to it and you’ve got a bowl of goodness right there!

Edamame Matcha Dipping Sauce

Looking to impress your guests at a party? Add edamame matcha dipping sauce to your party platter. A quick, easy, and no-fuss recipe that can be prepared in under 10 minutes. Check it out and let us know what you think!

Matcha Pancakes With Fresh Fruits

Want to add the goodness of matcha to your breakfast plate? We’ve got the perfect recipe for you! These delicious matcha pancakes are just what you need. Serve these with figs, strawberries, mangoes and a generous drizzle of vegan cream. Replace the eggs with half-mashed banana for a vegan version.

Matcha Rice with Miso Glazed Eggplant

A perfect one-bowl recipe for days when the couch is your best friend and all you want to do is binge-watch your favorite shows on Netflix. Sushi rice, flavored with matcha and accompanied by miso glazed eggplant. Sounds delicious right? If this doesn’t make you try the recipe then what will?

There, you have it! 7 simple, yet mouth-watering recipes that use matcha tea. It’s time that you hit the kitchen to try creating them for people you love!

No matcha in the pantry? Start with the best—authentic ceremonial grade matcha from organic farms in Uji Japan.