Once you sip a cup of your own home-brewed mint tea, you may never go back to tea bags. If you're drinking it hot, add a squeeze of lemon. Or pour cooled tea over ice cubes, and garnish with a sprig of mint.
- Servings: 2
Source: Everyday Food, May 2007
- 2 cups water
- 1 bunch coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves and stems (about 1 cup)
- 1 to 2 tablespoons honey
- lemon wedges (optional)
In a medium saucepan, combine water and mint and bring to a boil. Remove from heat; let steep 5 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve (discard solids) into a teapot or container, and mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons honey to taste. Serve with lemon wedges.