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Rice green tea

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

Green tea contains antioxidants (polyphenols) that can help prevent damage to your cells.

Ingredients

3 tablespoons brown rice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
4 cups water
4 teaspoons green tea leaves (4 bags)

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, heat rice over medium heat until it starts to darken (some black spots). Pour rice into a small saucepan. Add cinnamon, ginger and water. Stir and bring to a boil. Once boiling, turn down heat right away. Cover and allow to steep for 1 minute.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to steep (covered) for 3 more minutes.
  3. Add tea and allow to steep (covered) for another 3 minutes.
  4. Pour through a strainer into a heat-safe pitcher. Throw away the rice and tea leaves.
  5. Enjoy tea hot or over ice.

Makes 4 servings

Carb choices per serving: 0

First Published: 04/30/2018
Last Reviewed: 04/30/2018

rice green tea
If you prefer stronger tea, allow the tea to steep longer.
rice green tea nutrition label