Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson
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Sweet Minted Tea
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
40 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
40 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Combine the sugar, mint (stems and all) and 1 cup water in a small pot. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from the heat, cover and let steep 30 minutes. Discard the mint; refrigerate the syrup until ready to use.

Put 2 quarts water in a pot and add the tea bags. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then remove from the heat, cover and let steep 20 minutes. Discard the tea bags. Pour the tea into a pitcher and add the mint syrup to taste. Refrigerate until cool. 

Serve the tea over ice. Garnish with lemon and mint, if desired. 

Photograph by Steve Giralt

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