Organic Green Tea Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: August 9, 2021
Organic Green Tea Recipe

How To Make Organic Green Tea

Whether warm or cold, this organic green tea recipe promises a refreshing 3-ingredient drink that’s perfect for any time of the day!

Preparation: 8 minutes
Cooking:
Refrigerate Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 8 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupwater
  • 2tspgreen tea leaves,or 2 green tea bags
  • 4tspraw sugar,or any preferred sweetener, optional
  • mint sprigs,lemon slices, or lemon juice, for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. Take water in a sauce pan and let it come to a gentle boil on medium heat.

  2. Add raw sugar and stir until sugar is dissolved.

  3. When the water comes to a gentle boil, place the saucepan on the kitchen countertop.

Brewing With Tea Leaves:

  1. Add green tea leaves.

  2. Cover and steep for 2 to 3 minutes. Avoid steeping for a longer time as the tea may become bitter

  3. Strain and serve hot or warm.

Brewing With Green Tea Bags:

  1. When the water has boiled, switch off the heat. Place the pan on the kitchen countertop and dip the tea bags in the hot water. Cover and steep for 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Add sugar. Stir so that sugar gets dissolved.

  3. Serve green tea hot or warm.

Making Iced Green Tea:

  1. After steeping the tea and straining it, store it in pitchers or jars. Cover and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours. Serve chilled or with some ice cubes.

  2. Place a few sprigs of mint leaves or lemon slices or include a dash of lemon juice while serving.

  3. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

  • For a healthier and diabetic-friendly cup, simply skip adding any sweetener.
  • Make a large batch of green tea and refrigerate for a few days. Serve it chilled with a few sprigs of mint leaves or a dash of lemon juice. Do not reheat the refrigerated green tea as the flavors won’t be the same. If you love hot teas, then always brew them fresh.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 27.87kcal
  • Fat: 0.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.84g
  • Fiber: 0.78g
  • Sugar: 5.82g
  • Protein: 0.39g
  • Sodium: 14.63mg
  • Calcium: 34.78mg
  • Potassium: 60.54mg
  • Iron: 1.40mg
  • Vitamin A: 23.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.52mg
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