Homemade ginger tea is a popular remedy for cold and flue but the taste of it can be quite strong and unpleasant. The best way to improve the flavor of the tea is to add a few other mild tasting ingredients that are also quite beneficial such as fresh mint, lemon, and honey.
The result is a homemade ginger tea with mint that is soothing and comforting. The tea that you can drink to enjoy it and not because you have to.
It’s quite easy to make a butch of homemade ginger tea with mint. Just mince some raw ginger and place it in a teapot or French press. Add the mint (leaves and steams), a lemon slice and some honey. Add some boiling water. Cover the teapot with a towel and let the tea steep for about 8 to 10 minutes. Then strain and enjoy.
You can also make it in advance and keep in insulated beverage container or just re-heat before drinking.
- 1 Tbsp minced or mashed raw ginger
- 5 to 8 fresh mint leaves with stems
- 2 thin lemon slices
- 2 Tbsp honey
- 4 cups boiling water
- Rinse a 5-cup (1.25 L) teapot or a French press with hot water; discard.
- Place the ginger, mint leaves, lemon slices and honey in the teapot. Add 4 cups (1 L) boiling water and stir gently.
- Cover the teapot with a towel and let the tea steep for 8 to 10 minutes.
- Serve immediately.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 of 2 servings.
Serving Size1/2 of recipe
Amount Per ServingCalories 67.6Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 1.3mgCarbohydrates 18.2gFiber 0.1gSugar 17.5gProtein 0.1g
Nutrition facts provided on this website are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a qualified health care provider for personalized diet advice and make sure that each of the ingredients is allowed in your diet.