Spiced Mint Tea
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.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 3 cups water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 whole cloves
- 2 whole allspice
- 1 cup fresh mint leaves
- Honey, optional
- 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.
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.