Iced Green Tea with Mint & Ginger

Posted by Diana 12/01/2020 0 Comment(s) Recipes,

Iced Green Tea with Mint & Ginger

This refreshing, homemade iced tea is the perfect beverage to guzzle down on a hot summer day. 

Serves 6 to 8

Recipe source: www.thekichtn.com

INGREDIENTS

6 cups water
1/4 cup ginger, peeled and sliced
3 to 6 bags green tea (depending on how strong you like your tea)
1/2 cup mint leaves, tightly packed, plus extra to serve
1/3 cup honey
1 lemon, divided

DIRECTIONS

In a medium-sized pot, combine the water and ginger slices. Bring to a boil. Once the water boils, remove from heat and add the tea bags and mint leaves. Cover the pot and steep for about 15 minutes.

Strain the brewed tea; separating the liquid from the mint leaves and tea bags. Mix in the honey and juice from half of the lemon into the tea. Transfer to a pitcher and cool to room temperature before refrigerating.

Slice the second half of the lemon. When ready to serve, add 1 to 2 lemon slices into each glass, along with a few mint leaves and ice cubes. Once the tea has cooled, pour it into the glasses and serve.