This green tea recipe has the health benefits and zingy flavor of ginger plus the refreshing citrus taste of lemon thanks to Lemon-Ginger Simple Syrup. Just make a batch of simple syrup in advance and you can make hot or iced Lemon-Ginger Green Tea in about six minutes.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Yield: One to two servings
- 1 tbsp. green tea (such as Houjicha, Sencha or Kukicha)
- 1 cup simmering water
- 2 tsp Lemon-Ginger Simple Syrup
- (For iced tea) 1 cup ice
Steep the tea for three minutes, then strain and add Lemon-Ginger Simple Syrup. Serve hot or pour over ice.