Iced Mint Green Tea

1 Review
From: EatingWell Magazine July/August 2007

Crisp and refreshing, you just may find yourself craving this beverage on a hot summer's night.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 3 green tea bags
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups sake, divided
  • 4 stalks lemongrass, for garnish

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  1. Combine mint leaves, tea bags, honey and boiling water. Let steep for 5 minutes; remove tea bags. Refrigerate until chilled. Divide among 4 large ice-filled glasses. Add 1/2 cup sake to each glass. Garnish with a stalk of lemongrass.
  2. Non-alcoholic variation: Omit the sake.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cocktail
  • Per serving: 76 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 13 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 462 IU vitamin A; 2 mg vitamin C; 32 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 11 mg sodium; 67 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate

Reviews 1

June 10, 2011
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By: yellow_apple30
Really Refreshing This is much better than using mint tea bags to make iced tea. The difference in flavor is startling. Fresh mint takes this tea to a whole other level. I don't add the sake as my iced tea is a daytime drink. Pros: fresh tasting, easy, cheap

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