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Amazing Appetizers

Antioxidant Cherry Orange Ginger Tea


  • 2 oranges, zest removed with a vegetable peeler
  • 1 three-inch piece ginger root, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves, packed
  • 1 cup Stoneridge Orchards dried cherries


  1. Preheat oven to 250°F.
  2. Toss orange zest and ginger together on a large parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Scatter mint on a second parchment-lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake until ginger and mint are both dried, rotating sheets and stirring occasionally; approx. 10-15 minutes for the mint and 45 minutes for the ginger mixture.
  5. Set aside and let cool completely.
  6. Crumble mint into medium bowl.
  7. Add ginger mixture and cherries.
  8. Stir to combine.
  9. For each serving of tea, steep 2 tablespoons of tea mixture in 1 cup hot water, 3-5 minutes. Strain and serve.