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Hot Spiced Green Tea

 Hot Spiced Green Tea
With ginger, lemon and honey, this balanced tea is ideal for any time of day or occasion. The aromatic drink from our Test Kitchen smells as wonderful as it tastes.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 4 individual green tea bags
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 4 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons honey


  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add boiling
  • water. Cover and steep for 5-6 minutes. Strain, discarding tea bags
  • and spices. Stir honey into tea. Serve immediately. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 33 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.