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Green Tea Soda

Green Tea Soda

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  • Makes: 8 to 10 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Chill 4 hrs to 24 hrs
  • Cool 1 hr at room temperature

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Honey, tea, and citrus juice make up this cold drink. Finish it off with fresh fruit and sparkling water.


  • 8 bags green, gingko or ginseng tea
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup orange or tangerine juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon or lime juice
  • 4 cups assorted fresh fruit, such as lemon slices, orange slices, white or regular nectarine wedges, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and/or pitted dark sweet cherries
  • 1/2 1 - liter bottle plain or flavored sparkling water, such as raspberry, strawberry or peach, chilled (2 cups)


  1. In a heat-proof medium glass bowl or a heat-proof 2-quart pitcher, add tea bags and honey to boiling water, stirring until honey dissolves. Cover; steep for 10 minutes at room temperature. Carefully remove tea bags, gently squeezing to remove liquid. Let cool to room temperature.
  2. Add orange juice and lemon juice to pitcher with brewed tea. Cover; chill tea mixture 4 to 24 hours.
  3. To serve, fill eight to ten 12-ounce glasses with ice cubes. Divide tea among glasses; add fruit and fill with sparkling water. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Green Tea Soda)

Servings Per Recipe 8, cal. (kcal) 119, pro. (g) 1, fiber (g) 2, sodium (mg) 3, carb. (g) 31

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