Iced Mint Green Tea
From EatingWell: July/August 2007
Crisp and refreshing, you just may find yourself craving this beverage on a hot summer's night.
- 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
- 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. Non-alcoholic variation: Omit the sake.
Per cocktail: 76 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 11 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 11 mg sodium; 67 mg potassium.
Carbohydrate Servings: 1
Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate
Nutrition Note: Per mocktail: 37 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrate; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 11 mg sodium; 60 mg potassium.
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- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 15 minutes or less
- July/August 2007