Recipes and Cooking Ginger-Lemon Tea 5.0 (4) Enjoy this low-calorie flavored green tea beverage all winter long. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 20 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 cup water 4 teaspoon sugar 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced 8 lemon peel strips (about 2-1/2 x 1 inch each) 6 green tea bags (decaffeinated, if desired) Lemon slices (optional) Directions Combine water, sugar, ginger, and lemon peel strips in a large saucepan. Bring to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove ginger and lemon strips with a slotted spoon and discard them. Place tea bags in a teapot; immediately add simmering water mixture. Cover; let steep according to tea package directions. Remove tea bags; discard. Serve beverage immediately. If desired, garnish with lemon slices. Makes 6 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 13 Calories 3g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 13 % Daily Value * Sodium 7mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 3g 1% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.