Eat Smart  |  Posted 10.07.14

Cinnamint Green Tea

Cinnamint Green Tea

Makes 6 servings. Place mint, cinnamon sticks and ginger, if using, in large saucepan. Add water, cover pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 small bunch mint, about 15 sprigs, preferably spearmint
  • 4 3-inch cinnamon sticks (optional)
  • 1-2 thin slices fresh ginger (optional)
  • 6 cups cold water
  • 4 bags green tea, regular or decaffeinated
  • 6 Tbsp frozen apple juice concentrate, or to taste

Instructions

Place mint, cinnamon sticks and ginger, if using, in large saucepan. Add water, cover pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat.

Add tea bags and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, mint, ginger and cinnamon sticks, reserving sticks. Sweeten hot tea to taste with apple juice concentrate.

Pour into mugs, add cinnamon sticks for garnish and serve.

Per serving: 29 calories, 0 g. fat (0 g. saturated fat), 7 g. carbohydrate, 0 g. protein, 0 g. dietary fiber, 4 mg. sodium.