Pomegranate and Orange Peel Tea

Save your pomegranate and orange peels for this homemade tea that’s loaded with antioxidants and vitamin C. It’s warm, invigorating and perfect for sipping on chilly days.

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesCook: 1 minuteTotal: 11 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • Peel from 1 pomegranate
  • Peel from 1 orange
  • 4 cups water
  • 5 mint leaves
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Honey, to serve


  • In medium saucepan, bring pomegranate peel, orange peel and water to boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • Mix in mint, ginger and cumin. Let steep 5 minutes. Strain and set aside a few orange peels; discard other peels (they can be composted!).
  • Serve tea with honey and an orange peel garnish.