Slow Cooker Spiced Green Tea

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No need to decide between green tea, ginger tea and fruit tea. This warm slow cooker sip combines all three!

Slow Cooker Spiced Green Tea
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
15 mins
Slow Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 6 inch stick cinnamon, broken*

  • 1 tablespoon snipped crystallized ginger

  • 4 cup brewed green tea

  • 4 cup orange-peach-mango juice or orange juice

  • 1 cup dried fruit, such as peaches, apricots, and/or pears

  • Orange slices

  • Sugar (optional)

Directions

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Ladle tea into cups. Float an orange slice in each cup. If desired, sweeten to taste with sugar. Makes 8 servings.

*TIP:

To break cinnamon sticks, place in a heavy plastic bag and gently pound sticks with a meat mallet.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

56 Calories
14g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 56
% Daily Value *
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Vitamin C 29.5mg 148%
Calcium 10.1mg 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.

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