Ginger Mint Tea Ginger Mint Tea

Ginger Mint Tea | Food styling by Claire Stubbs | Prop styling by Renée Drexler/The Props Image by: Maya Visnyei

Brew a cup of our healing tea and reap ginger's golden rewards. Fresh lemon balances the ginger's bright acidity, while honey mellows the spice.

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Total time 50 minutes
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine



Thinly slice ginger into rounds. Using vegetable peeler, peel 2 long strips of zest from lemon. Halve lemon and squeeze 1/4 cup juice; set aside. Strip mint leaves from stems; set mint leaves aside.

In large saucepan, bring ginger, lemon zest, mint stems and water to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; partially cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.

Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice, honey and mint leaves. Cover and steep, 10 to 15 minutes. Strain into large teapot; serve. (If you like iced ginger tea, let tea cool completely; strain into large pitcher and add ice.)

Makes 6 cups.

Nutritional facts Per 1 cup: about

  • Sodium 3 mg
  • Sugars 16 g
  • Calories 62
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Potassium 44 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 17 g
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Ginger Mint Tea