Iced Mint Tea

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Iced Mint TeaRecipe
Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr
Iced mint tea, made with spearmint, is the traditional drink of Morocco and North Africa. To infuse the tea with the most mint flavor, refrigerate with the mint sprigs. But if you prefer a lighter mint taste, let the sprigs steep for 5 minutes.
8 cups (serving size: 1 cup)


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8 cups boiling water
1 tablespoon loose Chinese green tea
25 fresh mint sprigs (about 1 1/2 ounces)
1/2 cup sugar


Combine water and tea in a medium bowl; cover and steep 2 1/2 minutes. Strain tea mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl, and discard tea leaves. Add mint; steep 5 minutes. Add sugar; stir until sugar dissolves. Cool completely. Serve over ice.

Created date

May 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 52
Caloriesfromfat 2 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 13.3 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 9 mg
Calcium 18 mg