Back to Spicy Mint Tea

Print Options

 
 
 Print
Spicy Mint Tea Recipe

Spicy Mint Tea Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 4 whole allspice
  • 2 cups fresh mint leaves
  • Honey, optional

Directions

  • 1. 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 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.