sun tea with ginger, lime and mint

Sun tea recipe with ginger, lime and mint.

Sun tea recipe with ginger, lime and mint.
Sun tea recipe

When life gives you sun rays… You use them to cook.

I’m sun cooking ☀️.

The first recipe of the sun project is sun tea. A jar that you put outside the window for a few hours, without having to turn on the boiler.

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herbal. sun tea recipe with ginger lime and mint. Get this and more Summer recipes on Gourmet Project. #gourmetproject
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sun tea recipe

tea made with sun rays

Course drink
Cuisine international
resting time 2 hours
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 24 kcal
Author Claudia Rinaldi | Gourmet Project


  • 0.5 gallon water 2 lt
  • 6-7 sprigs of mint
  • 1 lime
  • 2 inches of ginger


  1. Slice the lime and the ginger. Place them, together with the mint sprigs, in a big jar.
  2. Fill it up with water, close the lid and place the jar outside, under direct sun rays.
  3. Wait 2 hours.
  4. Add a tablespoon on honey and mix. it will dissolve easily cause the tea is hot.
  5. Let cool at room temperature, then refrigerate for at least a couple of hours.

enjoy your herbal sun tea


Claudia Rinaldi

Claudia Rinaldi


Digital artisan and curator of the Simposio book series; maker of Gourmet Project, an Italian food, travel and culture blog; and life in Italy relator through the Italian Colors Newsletter. Claudia lives in magnificent Rome. She loves pasta, “melanzane alla parmigiana”, hats, suitcases and airports, Christmas, and books. Her mission is to show you that Italy is so much more than spaghetti and clichés, but a land of endless traditions, flavors, and heritage.