Slow Cooker Spiced Green Tea
inches stick cinnamon, broken*
tablespoon snipped crystallized ginger
cups brewed green tea
cups orange-peach-mango juice or orange juice
cup dried fruit, such as peaches, apricots, and/or pears
- For a spice bag, place cinnamon and crystallized ginger in the center of a double-thick, 6- to 8-inch square of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Bring up corners; tie closed with clean cotton string.
- In a 3 1/2- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker combine tea and juice. Add spice bag and dried fruit. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours. Remove and discard spice bag and dried fruit.
- Ladle tea into cups. Float an orange slice in each cup. If desired, sweeten to taste with sugar. Makes 8 servings.
From the Test Kitchen
To break cinnamon sticks, place in a heavy plastic bag and gently pound sticks with a meat mallet.
Nutrition Facts(Slow Cooker Spiced Green Tea)
- Per serving:
- 56 kcal cal.,
- 0 g fat
- (0 g sat. fat,
- 0 mg chol.,
- 14 mg sodium,
- 14 g carb.,
- 0 g fiber,
- 0 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet