Green-Ginger Iced Tea Recipe

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Esma Published: March 11, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Green-Ginger Iced Tea

Rich in antioxidants, this ginger iced tea makes the perfect thirst quencher to a hot summer day. It combines ginger and green tea for a refreshing drink.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Steep Time: 1 hour 36 minutes
Total: 1 hour 51 minutes



  • basic simple syrup
  • 1fresh ginger
  • 8cupscold water
  • 8green tea bags
  • ice cubes
  • lemon wedges


  1. Prepare the basic simple syrup as directed, adding ½ of the sliced ginger before bringing it to a boil. Remove from the heat and let steep for 30 minutes. Strain the ginger syrup into a large measuring cup.

  2. In a large saucepan, combine the remaining sliced ginger with the cold water and bring it to a boil. Remove from the heat and add the tea bags. Let steep for 6 minutes.

  3. Strain the tea into a large bowl and let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled.

  4. Pour the tea into a large pitcher and stir in 1 cup of the ginger syrup, or more to taste, then refrigerate the rest for later use.

  5. Serve in tall glasses over ice, garnished with lemon wedges. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 8.06kcal
  • Fat: 0.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.99g
  • Fiber: 0.35g
  • Sugar: 0.30g
  • Protein: 0.21g
  • Sodium: 10.69mg
  • Calcium: 10.13mg
  • Potassium: 41.89mg
  • Iron: 0.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.09mg
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