Iced Rooibos Tea with Orange, Lemon & Ginger

Serves 4-6
A healthy and refreshing drink to serve throughout the meal. Treat your overseas visitors to this traditional, homegrown drink.
Recipe Category

You will need

2 lemons, sliced, reserve best slices for garnishing
± 10 cm length of fresh ginger, finely sliced
3 – 4 T (45 – 60 ml) sugar
6 rooibos teabags
6 cups (1 ½ litres) boiling water
1 cup (250 ml) freshly squeezed orange juice
1 orange, sliced
ice
sprigs of fresh mint

Method

Place second best lemon slices, ginger, sugar and rooibos teabags in a saucepan. Pour boiling water over and just bring to the boil. Remove from heat. Cover and leave to infuse and cool down.

Strain through a sieve into a glass jug. Add orange juice, orange and lemon slices. Chill.

Just before serving add ice and mint sprigs.