Lemon & ginger tea served in two teacups

Lemon & ginger tea

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Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Combine lemon with root ginger to make this refreshing lemon and ginger tea that's a great alternative to caffeinated drinks. Sweeten with honey if you like

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per cup

  • kcal19
  • fat0.1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre0.5g
  • protein0.2g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 2cm piece root ginger, finely sliced
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • honey to taste
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

Method

  1. Cut the lemon in half. Squeeze the juice from one half and slice the rest. Divide the lemon juice and slices between 2 mugs, along with the sliced ginger.

  2. Fill the mugs with boiling water and leave to steep for 3 mins or until cool enough to sip. Sweeten with honey if you like.

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