Tea is often served before meals, and always after. Spearmint has the best flavour; other infusions, such as cinnamon, saffron and lemon verbena, are sometimes added for fragrance.
- Portion size 8 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2004
- 1/3 cup fresh mint leaf (about 1 bunch)
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon chinese green tea (such as Gunpowder)
Rinse 6-cup (1.5 L) teapot with boiling water; discard. Place mint, sugar and tea in teapot.
Add 5 cups (1.25 L) boiling water to teapot; let steep for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir gently. Serve immediately.
Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about
- Sodium 4 mg
- Protein 0 g
- Calories 26.0
- Total fat 0 g
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Saturated fat 0 g
- Total carbohydrate 7 g
- Folate 4.0