Iced Green Tea with Ginger and Mint

Iced Green Tea with Ginger and Mint Recipe
Photo: Charles Maraia


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 2 mg
Calories 87
Caloriesfromfat 0 %
Carbohydrate 24 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 0 g
Fiber 0 g
Iron 0 mg
Protein 0 mg
Satfat 0 g
Sodium 1 mg


3 ounces ginger, unpeeled and sliced
1 cup mint leaves
6 green-tea bags
1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice


In a large saucepan over high heat, combine the ginger and 6 cups of water and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add the mint and tea bags. Cover and let steep for 15 minutes. Strain the liquid into a large pitcher or other container. Add the honey and lemon juice; stir. Chill in the refrigerator. Serve in tall glasses over ice cubes and more mint leaves.

Tip: To frost glasses, dip the rims in water, then coarse sugar crystals.

Kay Chun,

Real Simple

June 2001
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