Fresh Mint Tea

Total Time:
10 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
2-4 servings
Level:
Easy

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Ingredients
  • 11/2 cups loosely packed fresh spearmint leaves
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 1/4 -inch-thick orange slices (do not peel)
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 orange pekoe tea bags
Directions

Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan.

In another saucepan, combine the spearmint leaves, sugar, orange slices, cloves and tea bags. Carefully pour the boiling water over the tea mixture and let it steep for 3 minutes. Stir to dissolve the sugar, and then strain the tea into a small warmed teapot or other serving vessel. Serve hot.

Photograph by Anna Williams

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