Drinks

By marcussamuelsson.com | June 3, 2011

Iced Green Mint Tea

When it’s really hot outside, it’s tempting to reach for a soda or an iced coffee to cool down. Why not make a batch of refreshing Iced Mint Green Tea instead? Not only does green tea have great benefits, it tastes delicious when iced and has just enough caffeine for an early afternoon pick-me-up. Not only is it a cooling antidote to summer heat, this tea has no calories!

This tea would also travel well for a picnic. Simply combine all the ingredients and pack in a tightly sealed water bottle or container.

Iced Green Mint Tea

  • 4 tea bags of your favorite green tea
  • 1 cup loosely packed mint leaves
  • Ice

Directions

Make the tea: Bring 4 cups of water just to a boil, then remove from the heat. Add the tea bags and steep for exactly 3 minutes. (Set a timer!) Set the tea aside and let cool until at room temperature.

To serve: Place a few mint leaves in the bottom of tall glasses and muddle with a bar spoon or other long spoon. Fill the glass with ice and mint leaves, then pour the tea over. Save any extra iced tea in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator.

More about: ,

You Might Also Like:

Featured Recipe

Photo by Sudhamshu Sauces & Rubs

By Marcus Samuelsson

Awase

More Recipes

Meet the Team

About The Team

Whether it’s finding the best goat tacos in LA, spotting a well-worn vintage bag in Sweden, or interviewing the “crab man” selling seafood on a corner in Harlem, we tell stories seen from Chef Marcus Samuelsson‘s point of view. MarcusSamuelsson.com strives to create conversations about food, nutrition, culture, art, and design. We want to find Read More

Restaurants

Red Rooster Harlem
Ginny’s Supper Club
Uptown Brasserie
American Table Cafe and Bar
Kitchen and Table
American Table Brasserie and Bar
Norda
Marc Burger