Lemon-Tea-Thyme Martinis

Blogger Brooke McLay from Cheeky Kitchen turns a garden herb into an irresistible cocktail with this Lemon Tea Thyme Martini.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3/4
cup (6 oz) vodka
1
tea bag
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup fresh lemon juice
1/2
cup honey
1/4
cup ice
4
sprigs fresh thyme
4
thin lemon slices
  • 1 In airtight jar or container, place vodka and tea bag; let stand to steep 2 hours.
  • 2 Moisten rim of each of 4 martini glasses with water. Dip each rim in sugar; set aside.
  • 3 In blender, place lemon juice, honey and ice. Cover; blend until ice is finely chopped. Pour evenly into glasses.
  • 4 Remove tea bag from vodka. Add 3 tablespoons (1 1/2 oz) vodka to each drink. Garnish each with fresh thyme and 1 lemon slice. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Use your favorite tea for this cocktail. Look for locally made teas with stevia in the ingredient list for a unique, sweet flavor sensation.

Don't have time to steep your vodka? Try steeping your tea bag in the lemon juice 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
48g
48%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.