This is a wonderful tea when home alone on a rainy day or when the chill of fall fills the air. It always gives me a boost of energy, plus its taste is so soothing. -Connie Lapp, Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 1 cup water
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 3 tea bags
- 3/4 cup milk
- In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add honey and ginger. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat; add tea bags.
- Cover and steep for 5-7 minutes. Discard tea bags. Stir in milk; heat through (do not boil).
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 80 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.
Originally published as Gingered Tea in Reminisce September/October 2003