Sparkling Ginger Iced Tea
Our home economists created a pleasant gingerroot syrup for a refreshing, fizzy beverage.
Total TimePrep: 40 min. + chilling
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 1/2 cup sliced fresh gingerroot
- 1 cup fresh mint leaves
- 2 bottles (1 liter each) club soda, chilled
- In a large saucepan, bring sugar, water and ginger to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; add mint. Refrigerate until chilled.
- Strain syrup; pour into a large pitcher. Stir in club soda. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 155 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Sparkling Ginger Iced Tea in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2011