Turmeric tea served in a tea pot and cup

Turmeric tea

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Rummage through your spice rack and dig out turmeric to make this warming, caffeine-free tea. This bright orange spice is popping up on menus everywhere 

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal10
  • fat0.5g
  • saturates0.2g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars0.1g
  • fibre0.3g
  • protein0.5g
  • salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 3 heaped tsp ground turmeric
    Turmeric

    Turmeric

    term-er-ik

    Turmeric is a fragrant, bright golden-yellow root that is most commonly seen and used dried and…

  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

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

  • 1 small orange, zest pared
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • honey or agave and lemon slices, to serve
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

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

Method

  1. Boil 500ml water in the kettle. Put the turmeric, ginger and orange zest in to a teapot or jug. Pour over the boiling water and allow to infuse for around 5 mins.

  2. Strain through a sieve or tea strainer into two cups, add a slice of lemon and sweeten with honey or agave, if you like.

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