Lemongrass Iced Green Tea

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Launch your summer iced tea to next-level freshness with this super-simple Lemongrass Iced Green Tea Recipe. Crisp, lemony, ice-cold and ready in no time!


  • 6 stalks lemongrass
  • 4 green tea bags
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 thumb size ginger (peeled and chopped into chunks)
  • freshly sliced lime and lemon for serving (optional)


  1. Take two lemongrass stalks and lightly bruise them using the flat side of a knife.
  2. Add them to a pot along with sugar, star anise, cinnamon, ginger and water. Bring to a boil and lower to a simmer. Cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Turn the heat off, add green tea bags and let them steep for 10 minutes.
  4. Using a strainer, pour tea into a pitcher and refrigerate until cold.
  5. Garnish each glass with a lemongrass stalk and serve with ice cubes and fresh slices of lime and lemon.


This Lemongrass Iced Green Tea is:
Very low in saturated fat
No cholesterol
Low in sodium
Very high in manganese

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