Ginger - Lime Iced Green Tea Recipe

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Ginger - Lime Iced Green Tea

Linda Rupp


I love St. Patricks Day. We decorate the house. And have a good old Irish meal. I thinkI'll make this drink this year too. I got it out of alittle Irish Fun n Crafts Book

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20 Min


No-Cook or Other


1 qt
green tea bags
2 slice
thin slices of fresh ginger, about 1 " dia.
1/2 c
white sugar
1/4 c
freshly squeezed lime juice. 2 to 3 limes
sugared limes slices (opt)

Directions Step-By-Step

Bring water and ginget to a boil. Pour water over the tea bags in a 4 cup heat proof measuring cup.

Step 3 minutes. remove tea bags and ginger. discard. Stir in 1/4 cup sugar & let cool to room temperature.

Mix remaining 1/4 cup sugar with lime juice, add to tea. Pour into pitcher, chill in fridge.

Serving sugesstion: Pour over ice in to 4 tall ice tea tumblers & garnish with sugared lime slices if desired.
Alternate method. Make tea as suggested with gren tea bags and sliced ginger, Let each person squeeze
in lime or lemon juice and add sugar, or sweetner as desired. Server over ice. Add green food coloring for a greener color.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #st, #day, #beverage, #Paricks