Cranberry-Mango Green Tea

Cranberry-Mango Green Tea

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Not loving your green tea? This recipe may change your mind. We start by boiling cranberries and mango slices with a bit of fresh ginger, and use that hot liquid to steep the tea bags. The fruity infusion and zing of ginger will definitely have you singing this tea's praises.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen mango
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger, sliced
  • 4 green tea bags
  • Desired sugar substitute to taste (see Tip) (optional)
  • Thin lemon slices

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  1. In a medium saucepan combine water, mango, cranberries and ginger. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add tea bags. Cover and steep for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove tea bags and discard. Strain mixture through a fine mesh sieve lined with cheesecloth, discarding solids. If desired, sweeten tea with desired sugar substitute and float a lemon slice in each cup. Serve tea immediately.
  • Tip: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda® Granular, Equal® packets, Equal® Spoonful or Sweet'N Low® packets or bulk.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 8 ounces
  • Per serving: 42 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 2 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 7 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 7 g sugars; 332 IU vitamin A; 15 mg vitamin C; 14 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 10 mg sodium; 143 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (25% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate

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