Turmeric tea

Rummage through your spice rack and dig out turmeric to make this warming, caffeine-free tea. This bright orange spice is popping up on menus everywhere 

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 10
  • fat 0.5g
  • saturates 0.2g
  • carbs 1g
  • sugars 0.1g
  • fibre 0.3g
  • protein 0.5g
  • salt 0.01g


  • 3 heaped tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tbsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 small orange, zest pared
  • honey or agave and lemon slices, to serve


  1. Boil 500ml water in the kettle. Put the turmeric, ginger and orange zest in to a teapot or jug. Pour over the boiling water and allow to infuse for around 5 mins.

  2. Strain through a sieve or tea strainer into two cups, add a slice of lemon and sweeten with honey or agave, if you like.

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