Honey-Ginger Tea

Honey-Ginger Tea Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling-Hontzas, Ralph Anderson; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford
We like it with a touch of fresh lemon juice. This recipe also easily doubles or triples.


Makes 1 cup

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Other Time: 3 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 134
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 36.6 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 12 mg
Calcium 11 mg


1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled
1 regular-size green tea bag
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 cup boiling water


1. Grate ginger, using the large holes of a box grater, to equal 1 Tbsp. Squeeze juice from ginger into a teacup; discard solids. Place tea bag, lemon juice, and honey in teacup; add boiling water. Cover and steep 3 minutes. Remove and discard tea bag, squeezing gently.

Note: We tested with Twinings Green Tea.