Sweet Mango Green Tea Recipe

Brandy O'Neill | Nutmeg Nanny Updated

Sweet Mango Green Tea is a must make for Mother's Day and beyond. Think picnics, barbecues, and just because!

Sweet Mango Green Tea Photo

I’m obsessed with drinking tea in the summer. (Hello peach mint bourbon sweet tea!) If I had a large wrap-around front porch, you would be sure to find me sippin’ iced tea there every single day. Sadly, I live in a town house that only has a small patch of grass, and in the front, a few stairs. If I started sitting out on my postage size yard drinking tea, I’m pretty sure my neighbors would think I was nuts. Especially since my yard is basically my parking lot. You see why that would be weird?

Instead, I sit in my living room watching Bones and sipping on tea while dreaming of a front porch. Sigh.

Sweet Mango Green Tea Picture

I have been known to use cheap tea bags for my iced tea, but really, the loose stuff is where the flavor is.  If you have never used loose tea before, don’t fret. It’s not hard to use – I promise. You simply use a loose tea infuser (in my case my handy dandy Dreamfarm Teafu) and some delicious green tea.

Sweet Mango Green Tea Image

If you’re not sure what loose green tea to buy stop by your local teashop. They are more than happy to help you pick out the right tea. Plus, those stores always smell amazing, so it makes it an even better shopping experience.

Sweet Mango Green Tea Pic

Ok, back to tea. Steep your tea, strain and let it cool to room temperature. Then we add the flavor! In this case, I wanted to use up some sweet mangos I had sitting in my fruit bowl. So I cut them up, tossed with a little bit of sugar (they are naturally sweet!)  and then mixed it all together. The result was a summery tea drink that is packed full of antioxidants, fruit and sweet flavor that you will not want to stop drinking. If you have a big porch it’s perfect for porch sipping. If you don’t have a porch you can drink it in your living room, dreaming of a porch. It’s a win-win.

Sweet Mango Green Tea Spink

Oh, and if you’re one of those clumsy people who often spill their drinks all over their expensive Mac computer – cough, cough – me. Try using the Dreamfarm Spink. NO MORE SPILLED DRINKS! I’m screaming because this is basically a lifesaver, and a computer saver.

You get it.


Disclaimer: The contributor was compensated by Dreamfarm for recipe development. Any opinions expressed are her own.

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Sweet Mango Green Tea Recipe

    6 Servings

Ingredients

For Brewing the Tea:
  • 8 teaspoons Green Tea, (loose)
  • 4 cups Water
For Flavoring the Tea: For Serving:
  • Fresh Mint
  • Cubed Fresh Mango

Directions

  1. Add tea to your Teafu and set aside.
  2. Bring the water to a boil, add in the tea and steep according to directions on the tea.
  3. Let the tea cool to room temperature and add to a pitcher. Mix in mango puree and water. Stir to coming, taste and add more sweetener or water if desired.
  4. Serve over ice with fresh mint leaves and cubed mango. 

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Mother's Day Brunch
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Mother's Day Brunch Recipes, Mother's Day Recipes, Drink Recipes, Tea Recipes, Mango Recipes, Mint Recipes, Boiled Recipes, Dreamfarm Recipes
Recipe Yields:
1 1/2 quarts iced tea
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Author: Brandy O'Neill
Recipe Yields: 1 1/2 quarts iced tea
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup
Servings Per Recipe 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 129

% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
  Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Sodium 0mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate 32g
0%
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 32g
0%
Protein 0g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Brandy O'Neill

About Brandy

Brandy loves all things culinary, as documented on Nutmeg Nanny. But we're especially excited for her boozy cocktails and kid-friendly mocktails as our Cocktails and Mocktails Fanatic.