Green-tea soda

Green Tea Soda Recipe

Green tea has been much applauded for its health-giving properties, but it also makes a great base for a sparkling summer party drink. Our refreshing Green Tea Soda recipe combines green tea, sparkling water and fresh fruit in a punch bowl for a party-perfect presentation. This bubbly summer sipper is sure to satisfy.

Yield: 32 servings
Nutrition facts: Per serving: 50 calories, 0 g fat (0 g saturated), 1 g protein, 13 g carbohydrates (1.7 g fiber), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 mg sodium

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Ingredients

4 qt. water
32 bags green tea
¾ cup honey or sugar
12 cups assorted fruit: raspberries, blueberries, sliced nectarines, lime slices
3 L chilled sparkling water
Mint sprigs, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the tea bags and steep for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove the tea bags and stir in the honey. Refrigerate until well chilled.
  2. Put the tea mixture in a punch bowl and add the fruit and sparkling water.
  3. Serve over ice garnished with mint sprigs.