Week 27 Recipe- Refreshing Mint Tea

Prep: 3 mins    Cook: 5 mins

Servings: 2 servings



2 cups filtered water

15 fresh mint leaves (peppermint or spearmint)

1 to 2 teaspoons sugar (or honey), optional

1 cup ice, optional

2 lemon slices, optional

Fresh lemon juice, optional

Steps to Make It

Gather the ingredients.

Mint leaves and honey

Bring the water to a boil.


Remove from the heat and add the fresh mint leaves. Steep for 3 to 5 minutes, depending on desired strength.

Add optional sweetener. Start with 1 teaspoon per cup and add more as desired.

If serving iced, fill tall glasses with ice and pour the tea over. If serving hot, pour the tea into mugs. Garnish with optional lemon slices and/or lemon juice to taste.

Recipe Variations

There are hundreds of varieties of fresh mint, and they are all good candidates for a mint herbal tea. Here are some of the more obscure types that make great tea:

Pineapple mint, Chocolate mint, Orange mint, Lavender mint, Grapefruit mint, Basil mint