- 3 quarts water
- 1 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
- 1/4 cup grated lemon zest
- 1/4 cup English breakfast or other black tea leaves
- In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat. Add basil, lemon zest and tea leaves; cover and steep for 4 minutes. Strain, discarding basil, zest and tea leaves. Serve immediately.
1 cup: 2 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 free food.