Iced Green Tea

Iced Green Tea - A cool healthy refreshing drink for summersIced Green Tea-Here I am back with another cool drink. Didn’t I tell you that I have been advised by hubby to post more drink recipes this summer 😉
Now we all know the health benefits of green tea. It is a good source of antioxidants, helps in fighting Cancer and Helps in losing weight and lowering Cholesterol levels. With so many known benefits one must sometimes wonder why everyone has not switched to green tea totally.
Iced Green Tea - A cool healthy refreshing drink for summers

In winters you can have tea easily but summers get too hot and unbearable. So if you want to enjoy benefits of green tea in summers this is the how you can.

Iced Green Tea - A cool healthy refreshing drink for summers

I have added very little sugar as we are used to having green tea without milk and sugar. You can add more if you like or replace it with honey. Lemon adds the punch so do not skip them. Mint not only adds flavor and nutrition but also increases the cool factor and makes the drink soo inviting 🙂

Iced Green Tea - A cool healthy refreshing drink for summers
How to make Iced Green Tea
cooking time: 2 minutes
preparation time : 5 minutes
Makes 4 glasses

Ingredients:
2 green tea bags
4 cups Water
1 tbsp sugar
juice of 1 lemon

10-15 Mint leaves
lemon slices to garnish

To make Iced Green Tea

boil water

Boil 2 cups of water.

add tea bags

Switch off the flame. Add green tea bags and sugar to the water. Cover the pan and let it steep for 5 minutes.

cool

Remove tea bags and let the tea cool down and come to room temperature.
Add rest of the water and chill it in the fridge.

Before serving add juice of 1 lemon to the tea.
Add lots of ice cubes, mint leaves and lemon slices to the glass. Pour green tea over it. Serve chilled and enjoy summers the healthy way 🙂

Iced Green Tea - A cool healthy refreshing drink for summers

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3 Responses to Iced Green Tea

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  2. Lovely.

    What an amazing way to relish green tea in summers? Will Def try
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