Recipe: Ginger Honey Hot Tea

Ginger Honey Hot Tea with Lemon, Courtesy:
Ginger Honey Hot Tea with Lemon, Courtesy:

There’s nothing better to soothe a scratchy throat than a hot cup of tea.  This Ginger Honey Tea will take away that winter chill and coat your throat with a warm layer of honey. The ginger wakes up your senses and the lemon adds flavor. Try this the next time you feel a bit under the weather, or when you just want a tasty hot tea.

1″ piece ginger root, peeled
1 large strip lemon rind
6 cups water
1/3 cup honey
1 lemon, juiced
4 camomile or other tea bags


  1. Slice the ginger into coin-sized pieces.
  2. Heat the ginger, lemon rind, water and honey to a boil in small pot.
  3. Add lemon juice to hot water and transfer to a tea-pot.
  4. Add tea bags to pot and steep.
  5. Remove bags and serve tea hot.

Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:

  • Ginger is an acquired taste, so if you haven’t had it before, then start slow with ginger root and increase it as you get a taste for ginger.
  • You can refrigerate any leftover tea and warm it up as needed.

Yield: 4 servings

Source:, courtesy: Rachel Ray Show, show: 30 Minute Meals, episode: Sick Day



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