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ginger - lime iced green tea

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Rupp
Farmington, TN

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

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
cook time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For ginger - lime iced green tea

  • 1 qt
  • 4
    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)

How To Make ginger - lime iced green tea

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.