Mint Tea

Mint Tea Recipe
Howard L. Puckett
Finish a casual back-porch dinner party with mint tea, served chilled. Fresh spearmint and sugar add just the right punch to the green tea. Pair with a menu inspired by food from Morocco or the West Indies.

Yield:

Makes 5 cups

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Ingredients

Boiling water
1 tablespoon loose Chinese green tea
5 cups boiling water
2 small bunches fresh spearmint, rinsed and drained
1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar

Preparation

Rinse teapot with boiling water to warm; discard water. Combine tea and 5 cups boiling water in teapot, and steep for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add mint and sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves. Steep 3 to 4 minutes. Strain tea, and serve immediately.

Note:

Kitty Morse,

January 2004
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