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.
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