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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Green Tea Apple Spice Drink

This infusion can be a soothing antidote on a chilly winter day -- but it's equally delicious chilled and served on ice.

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 20 mins
  • servings: 6

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated cinnamon
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, seeded and coarsely chopped, plus slices for serving
  • 4 strips orange zest, from 1/2 orange
  • 1/3 cup loose green tea

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Combine water, honey, nutmeg, cinnamon, apple, and orange zest in medium pot; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Cover, remove from heat, and let steep 15 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh sieve over the green tea leaves, pressing all the juices from the apple. Let steep for 1 minute. Strain out the tea, reheat if necessary, and serve. Garnish with apple slices.

Source
Body+Soul, January/February 2010

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Reviews (1)

  • Happy_Birthday_Dr_Seuss 20 Jan, 2013

    Green Tea Apple Spice Drink
    Russell's Sunday Dinner
    Nutritious and Delicious!