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Marcus Samuelsson's Ambessa Mint Iced Tea

Perfect Afternoon Refreshment

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The Red Rooster Harlem chef and author of "Yes, Chef" grills up something special.
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Servings:4
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Beat the end of summer heat with this ice-cold minty drink. For more recipes from Marcus Samuelsson check out FoodRepublic.com

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 6 mint sprigs
  • One 3-inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 4 teaspoons Ambessa Earl of Harlem blend
  • 1 lemon, cut into quarters
  • Cooking Directions

    Combine the water, sugar, honey, mint sprigs, and ginger in a large saucepan and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the green tea and simmer for another 3 minutes. Strain and let cool.

    Serve the tea over ice cubes, garnished with the lemon.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe courtesy Marcus Samuelsson.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: ginger, sugar, water, honey, mint

    Course: Drinks

    More Info: Kids Friendly


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