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Iced Green Tea with Ginger and Mint

Real Simple JUNE 2001

  • 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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 2mg
  • Calories: 87
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 24g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Iron: 0mg
  • Protein: 0mg
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 1mg
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