Steep green tea leaves, Ground Ginger and orange peel in the sun for a refreshing tea with zesty orange and ginger flavor. Use Simple Syrup instead of sugar to sweeten the iced tea to avoid any undissolved grains of sugar.
Place water, tea leaves, ginger and orange peel in large container or pitcher. Stir. Cover with lid or plastic wrap. Let stand in sun for 3 to 5 hours.
Strain tea, discarding tea leaves and orange peel. Serve tea over ice or refrigerate until chilled. Sweeten with Simply Syrup, if desired.
• Use a vegetable peeler or small thin knife to remove orange peel in 1 long strip.
Simple Syrup: Place 1 cup each sugar and water in small saucepan on medium heat. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 minutes, stirring to dissolve sugar. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Sweeten tea with 2 tablespoons Simple Syrup per 1 cup tea. For Southern-style sweet tea, increase Simple Syrup to 1/4 cup.