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Ginger Mint Iced Tea

This ginger mint iced tea is refreshing, healthy and delicious. Put together a jar in minutes using only a handful of clean, simple and fresh ingredients. So easy!

Course Drinks
Keyword iced tea
Prep Time 12 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 12 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 4 cups hot water
  • 3 peppermint tea bags (or 3 tsp. loose tea)
  • 1" chunk fresh ginger, peeled and cut in quarters
  • cup raw honey
  • 4-5 cups ice cubes
  • cold filtered water
  • fresh mint for garnish optional
  • lemon optional

Instructions

  1. Pour hot water into large measuring cup or jug. Add peppermint tea and ginger. Steep about 10 minutes.

  2. Remove tea and stir in honey.

  3. Add ice cubes to oversized jar (about 50-64 oz. size). Slowly pour in tea mixture and top off with cold water.

  4. Secure lid, then place in fridge until chilled, at least 2 hours or overnight.

  5. To serve, add ice cubes to small jar or glass and fill with iced tea. Garnish with fresh mint (optional). As an option, squeeze in one or two lemon wedges for a citrus flavour.

Recipe Notes

  • Store in airtight jar in refrigerator up to 2 days.