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Honey-Ginger Tea

Photo: Beth Dreiling-Hontzas, Ralph Anderson; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford
Prep time 10 mins
Other Time time 3 mins
Yield Makes 1 cup
We like it with a touch of fresh lemon juice. This recipe also easily doubles or triples.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

  2. Note: We tested with Twinings Green Tea.