Rooibos, Strawberry and Ginger Iced Tea

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Preparation time 15 minutes

Ingredients

What you’ll Need

  • 4 rooibos tea bags
  • ¼ cup honey (or rice malt syrup)
  • ¼ cup apple juice (or any fruit juice of your choice)
  • 2–3 Tbsp lemon or lime juice
  • 1 thumb-sized piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • small handful fresh mint leaves
  • 1.5 litres boiling water

To serve

  • lots of ice
  • extra fresh mint leaves
  • thinly sliced cucumber
  • fresh strawberries, halved and with stalks intact (or stone fruit slices)

Method

What to do

  1. Place the tea bags, honey, juices, ginger and mint in a jug and pour over the boiling water. Let the tea brew for about 5 minutes before removing the tea bags and the mint.
  2. Leave to cool, adjust to taste by adding extra sweetener or lemon or lime juice, and serve with ice, mint leaves, cucumber and fresh strawberries.

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