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Mint and Green Tea Smoothie

Mint and Green Tea Smoothie Recipe

Servings 1 smoothie
Author Brandon Matzek

Ingredients

  • 1 green tea bag
  • 2 coins of peeled ginger
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 to 2 sprigs of fresh mint, leaves only
  • 3/4 cup diced pineapple (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 ripe pear, cored and cubed
  • Small pinch of kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice
  • Honey, to taste
  • Fresh lemon juice, to taste

Instructions

  1. Place green tea bag and ginger in a 1-cup measuring cup, then top with boiling water. Steep tea for 2 minutes, then remove the tea bag from the water. Steep ginger for 3 minutes longer, then remove the ginger. Let ginger green tea cool before using.
  2. Place cooled tea, spinach, mint, pineapple, pear, salt and crushed ice in a blender, and blend until smooth. Season to taste with honey and lemon juice. Enjoy immediately.