Spicy Mint Tea
In the old days, a steaming cup of mint tea was said to dispel headaches, heartburn and indigestion. I don't know about that, but I do know that this tea refreshes me every time.—Ione Banks, Jefferson, Oregon
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 6 cups water
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 4 whole cloves
- 4 whole allspice
- 2 cups fresh mint leaves
- Honey, optional
- Bring the water, cinnamon, cloves and allspice to a boil. Boil for 1
- minute. Stir in mint leaves. Remove from heat and steep for 5
- minutes. Strain into cups. Sweeten with honey if desired. Yield: 6
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.