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Author Notes: Here is a recipe that embraces the bounties of the season, guaranteed delicious and believe it or not, nutritious! This drink includes the juice of tart apples; a potent deliverer of antioxidants, vitamin C and potassium! Tart, green apples have almost twice as much potassium as their red counterparts.
—Susan E. Levy
Serves makes 10 – 6 oz servings
package (0.75 oz) fresh mint leaves
cups sour-apple juice*
cups green tea, cooled
cups ginger ale
- *To make fresh sour-apple juice, juice 4-5 tart apples (ex: Granny Smith) with the skins intact. If you don’t have a juicer, you can also use a blender. Skin the apples and “liquefy” with ½ cup water per apple.
- Steep 2 green teabags in 2 cups boiling water, let cool.
- Juice or blend apples for sour apple juice (see above).
- Mix all ingredients in a 2-quart pitcher. Chill for at least 1 hour.
- When ready to serve, place mint leaves in the bottom of a Tom Collins glass. Using a muddler (or the rounded end of a kitchen tool), crush the mint. Add a couple ice cubes and the mixture. Garnish with a lime (optional).
- Per serving: 67 calories, 0g protein, 18g carbohydrate (2g fiber, 5g added sugar), 0g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 13mg sodium