Citrus-Honey Green Tea Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Citrus-Honey Green Tea Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Citrus-Honey Green Tea

Recipe by  

"Hubby and I try to drink green tea on a daily basis. I came up with this recipe to make it more interesting. You can use freshly squeezed orange juice instead of grapefruit juice."

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

On Sale Change Settings

Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.

Show ingredients on sale

Sort stores by

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 1 -1/3 cups Change Servings

Directions

  1. Put lemon zest into a large cup or mug. Cover with 2 teaspoons boiling water and let steep for about 3 minutes. Stir in the green tea powder and hot water. Add the grapefruit juice, lemon juice and honey. Mix well and serve.
Kitchen-Friendly View
  • PREP 10 mins
  • READY IN 10 mins
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 23, 2009

Very good. Tart but good. I did double the honey because I like a sweet tea (still came out a bit tangy!). Also I put some looseleaf green tea in my tea ball along with some grated lemon zest, since that's all I had, and steeped that together before adding all the other ingredients. Good way to get your vitamin C, that's for sure!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 03, 2013

This would probably be a lot better with any juice other than grapefruit. It tasted like medicine.

 
Apr 27, 2009

A friend had given my some green tea powder a while back to try and never knew what to do with it until now. Thank goodness for this recipe, two-fold. I'm suffering from spring allergies so my throat is a mess. I brewed up this tea and sat inhaling the steam and drinking it down. I feel MUCH better. This tea is so wonderful. Very flavorful and the citrus combination is in-sane. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

 
Oct 03, 2008

This is great for soothing a tickly/sore throat. I make it with green tea bags and oj. Thanks!

 
Jun 09, 2009

Hubby and I enjoyed this, my kids didn't. I think next time I will skip the lemon juice.

 
Jul 14, 2008

Very soothing and simple... Good for an evening drink by yourself.

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 89 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More

About the Cook

IrvineHousewife
1 Followers 0 Saved Recipes
Recently Saved Recipes
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Hop On Easter
Hop On Easter

Recipes for baked ham, deviled eggs, and oh-so-cute treats.

Fresh Spring Recipes
Fresh Spring Recipes

The best ways to enjoy what’s in season right now.

Subscribe Today!
Subscribe Today!

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $9.99!

Related Videos

Smooth Sweet Tea

See how to make a sweet Southern refresher.

How to Make Tea

See how to brew the perfect cup of black, green, or herbal tea.

Green Lemonade

This super-nutritious juice stars kale, ginger, apples, and lemon.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States