Ginger Tea

Soothing and healthful, this tea recipe is good three ways: hot, iced, and as a sparkling fizz.

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Makes:
1 servings
Prep:
5 mins
Stand:
5 mins
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Ginger Tea

Ingredients
1
cup boiling water
4
1/8-inch slices fresh ginger
1
small sprig fresh rosemary or fresh mint, or 2 strips lemon peel*
1/2
teaspoon honey

Directions

  1. Pour water in cup. Add fresh ginger, rosemary, and honey. Stir to dissolve honey. Steep 5 minutes. Remove ginger and rosemary or, for intense ginger and rosemary flavor, leave in ginger and rosemary while sipping. Makes 1 serving.

From the Test Kitchen

*Note:

Use only yellow peel; avoid the white pith of the lemon.

Iced Ginger Tea:

Prepare Ginger Tea; remove ginger and rosemary. Refrigerate, covered, 2 hours. Serve over ice.

Sparkling Ginger Fizz:

Prepare Iced Ginger Tea using six 1/8-inch slices of fresh ginger. Pour tea in tall ice-filled glass. Pour in calorie-free ginger ale, carbonated water, or sparkling white wine.

Nutrition Facts

(Ginger Tea)
    Per serving:
  • 11 kcal cal.,
  • 47 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 3 g sugar
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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