Iced Green Tea with Apple, Lemon and Ginger

This Iced Green Tea with Apple, Lemon and Ginger is light and refreshing and has a delicious combination of flavors.  

This Iced Green Tea is a delicious brew of fresh chopped apple, ginger, lemon and green tea leaves

ICED GREEN TEA 

This Iced Green Tea is a brew of fresh chopped apple, ginger, lemon and green tea leaves.   It’s a refreshing lemon ginger green tea that makes a perfect summer drink.

This Iced Green Tea is a delicious brew of fresh chopped apple, ginger, lemon and green tea leaves

ICED GREEN TEA RECIPE

  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 lemon, peeled and juiced
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger (peeled first)
  • 2 apples, seeded and coarsely chopped (I use either Gala, Granny Smith or Honeycrisp) 
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons loose good quality green tea leaves (or 3 -4 green tea bags)
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons honey

HOW TO MAKE GREEN TEA

This green tea drink is easy to make and takes about 25 minutes start-to-finish.  Serve over ice and garnish with apple and lemon slices.

  1. Simmer water, lemon juice, lemon zest, ginger and chopped apple in medium pot for about 2 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let steep 15 minutes.
  3. Add the green tea leaves and let steep another 2-4 minutes.
  4. Strain the tea mixture through a fine mesh into a pitcher, pressing all the liquid from the ingredients.
  5. Stir in the honey until dissolved.
  6. Garnish with apple or lemon slices.

This Iced Green Tea is a delicious brew of fresh chopped apple, ginger, lemon and green tea leaves

 

SUMMER DRINK RECIPES

These are easy summer drinks that are non-alcoholic so they’re good for your whole family.

 

This Iced Green Tea is a delicious brew of fresh chopped apple, ginger, lemon and green tea leaves
Yield: 2 servings

Iced Green Tea with Apple, Lemon and Ginger

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

This Iced Green Tea is a brew of fresh chopped apple, ginger, lemon and green tea leaves.   It's a refreshing lemon ginger green tea that makes a perfect summer drink.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons loose good quality green tea leaves (or 3 -4 green tea bags)
  • 1/2 lemon, peeled and juiced
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger (peeled first)
  • 2 apples, (Gala, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp) seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons honey

Instructions

  1. Simmer water, lemon juice, lemon zest, ginger and chopped apple in medium pot for about 2 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and let steep 15 minutes.
  3. Add the green tea leaves and let steep another 2-4 minutes.
  4. Strain the tea mixture through a fine mesh into a pitcher, pressing all the liquid from the ingredients.
  5. Stir in the honey until dissolved.
  6. Garnish with apple or lemon slices.

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