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Iced Mint Green Tea

July/August 2007

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


Iced Mint Green Tea Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

  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. Non-alcoholic variation: Omit the sake.

Nutrition

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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