Lemon-Ginger Green Tea

Green Tea
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Prep: 3 mins
Cook: 4 mins
Total: 7 mins
Serving: 1 to 2 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
12 Calories
0g Fat
3g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 to 2
Amount per serving
Calories 12
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 5mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 1mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This green tea recipe has the health benefits and zingy flavor of ginger plus the refreshing citrus taste of lemon thanks to lemon-ginger simple syrup. Just make a batch of simple syrup in advance, and you can make hot or iced Lemon-Ginger Green Tea in about six minutes.


  • 1 tablespoon green tea, such as Houjicha, Sencha, or Kukicha

  • 1 cup simmering water

  • 2 teaspoons Lemon-Ginger Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup ice, if making iced tea, optional

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Steep the tea for 3 minutes.

  3. Strain and add Lemon-Ginger Simple Syrup.

  4. Serve hot or pour over ice.

  5. Enjoy.