Lemon Grass Ginger Cold Tea Recipe!!!
You can add 3 tbsp. of Rum if you want, it can add a unique taste for your cold tea.
Servings Prep Time
8Glasses 5Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
10-15Minutes 2Hours
Servings Prep Time
8Glasses 5Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
10-15Minutes 2Hours
Ingredients
  • 10individual bags green teaor 3 heaping tablespoons loose green tea
  • 1/3cup Sugaror 1/4 cup agave nectar, or sugar substitute to taste – just add to taste after it’s chilled
  • 8cups Water
  • 1stalk lemongrass
  • 1pc. gingerabout the size of two thumbs or one freakishly large thumb
  • 2 – 4tbsp. lime juice
Instructions
  1. Cut lemongrass into two-inch pieces, and crush with the flat side of a knife, or just cut each piece lengthwise a few more times.
  2. Peel ginger and cut into thin slices.
  3. In a large saucepan over high heat, bring the water, lemongrass and ginger to a boil.
  4. Remove saucepan from the heat, and add the green tea (if you’re adding the loose tea, put it in something so you can get it out right after it’s steeped, while leaving the ginger and lemongrass in). Steep for about a minute, or until it’s the right color/flavor for your tastes.
  5. Remove the tea bags/leaves, then let sit for about 30 minutes.
  6. Then add the lime juice or lemon juice for a unique blend of taste.
  7. Pour the tea through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher.
  8. Refrigerate until cool – about a couple of hours
  9. You can serve your tea over ice for a refreshing drink.