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How To Make Green Tea?

An antioxidant-rich green tea that can lift your spirits! 
Prep Time3 mins
Steeping time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Course: Tea
Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Keyword: Green Tea
Appliance: Tea Strainer, Teapot
Servings: 1 cup
Author: Raksha Hegde

Ingredients

  • 1 green tea bag or
  • 1 tsp loose-leaf green tea
  • 1 cup water filtered
  • 1 tsp organic honey optional
  • 1 lemon slice optional

Instructions

  • Boil the water in a small pot and then allow it to cool for 1-2 minutes. The ideal cup of green tea should be steeped just below the boiling temperature.
  • Add the loose leaves or the tea bag to a cup and slowly pour over the hot water.
  • Allow the tea to brew for 2-3 minutes before removing the tea bag.
  • Add the slice of lemon or honey. Lemon can help increase the bioavailability of catechins and antioxidants in the body, making it an ideal complement to a cup of green tea.
  • Serve and enjoy!