Orange-Ginger Tea

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.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • 4 cups water

  • 4 green tea bags (see Tip)

  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

  • ¼ cup orange juice


  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 Facts (per serving)

11 Calories
3g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 11
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 0g 0%
Vitamin A 31IU 1%
Vitamin C 8mg 9%
Folate 17mcg 4%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Magnesium 10mg 2%
Potassium 125mg 3%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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