Mint Tea

Author: Canadian Living

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

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh mint leaf (about 1 bunch)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chinese green tea (such as Gunpowder)

Method

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

%RDI

  • Iron 0.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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