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Agua de avena is an agua fresca made from oats. Not only is this beverage delicious it is also healthy.

Agua de Avena

Agua de avena or "oat water" is a delicious and healthy agua fresca.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beverages, drinks
Prep Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 16 servings
Calories 143 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 1 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats
  • 1 mexican cinnamon stick broken into pieces
  • 12 cups of water
  • 4 cups of milk
  • 2 tbsp mexican vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar


  1. Soak the oats and cinnamon stick in 6 cups of water for a few hours or overnight.
  2. Transfer oats, cinnamon, and water to a blender and blend for 1-2 min.
  3. Strain into a pitcher.
  4. Add the sugar, vanilla, milk and remaining 6 cups of water to the pitcher and stir well.
  5. Serve over ice.
Nutrition Facts
Agua de Avena
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 36mg2%
Potassium 110mg3%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 100IU2%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.