Spiced Mint Tea Recipe
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Spiced Mint Tea Recipe

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Ione Banks of Jefferson, Oregon sent in this delightful recipe that's sure to make teatime special. She easily dresses up homemade fresh mint tea with spices and a bit of honey.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 2 whole allspice
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • Honey, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without honey) equals 0 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 0 carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 0 protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free Food.

Directions

  1. Place the water, cinnamon, cloves and allspice in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Stir in mint leaves. Remove from the heat; cover and steep for 5 minutes. Strain tea. Serve with honey if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Mint Tea in Cooking for 2

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without honey) equals 0 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 0 carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 0 protein. Diabetic Exchange: Free Food.

Reviews for Spiced Mint Tea

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Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

This recipe leaves something, or should I say, alot to be desired. I made it as stated and wouldn't bother to make it ever again.

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Reviewed Mar. 17, 2011

This spicy mint tea sounds good, but there is no tea in the recipe...

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 17, 2011

The recipe didn't say how much tea to use

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2011

This recipe sounded really good. I modified it with things I had on hand and it was wonderfully refreshing. Here are my modifications:

2 cups water

1/4 t each ground cinnamon and ground allspice

stick cinnamon

Microwave 3 mins. Stir. Microwave 3 more mins

Add 2 mint tea bags

Steep 5 mins.

Add agave nectar.

Enjoy.

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