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Iced Green Tea with Ginger and Mint

Photo: Charles Maraia
Yield Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.