Orange-Ginger Tea

Orange-Ginger Tea

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients, and is a great beverage choice when you need a little pick-me-up. In this recipe it's steeped with ginger and flavored with orange juice.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 cups water
  • 4 green tea bags (see Tip)
  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup orange juice

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  1. In a medium saucepan bring water to boiling. Remove from heat. Add tea bags and ginger slices. Cover and steep for 4 minutes. Remove tea bags and discard. Stir in orange juice. If desired, remove ginger slices or leave them in for a more intense flavor. Ladle tea into four cups.
  • Tip: If desired, substitute 4 teaspoons loose-leaf green tea for the tea bags. Divide loose tea between two loose tea balls or wrap tea in a double thickness of cheesecloth. Place tea balls or cheesecloth-wrapped tea in the boiling water mixture. Cover and steep as directed. Remove tea as directed.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 11 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 17 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 31 IU vitamin A; 8 mg vitamin C; 2 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 7 mg sodium; 125 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0

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