Moroccan Mint Iced Tea Recipe

Moroccan Mint Iced Tea Recipe
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Pooja Mattl, author of The 3 Day Reset, recommends mint as the perfect compliment to black tea, and the dash of whole and minimally processed maple syrup will balance the tea’s overall flavor.

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1
Servings
20
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons to 1 tablespoon lloose leaf black tea
  • Filtered cold water
  • 1 ½ teaspoons pure grade A maple syrup
  • 6 fresh mint leaves (or about 1 full sprig)

Directions

Place tea leaves in an infuser of choice (mesh ball, bag , etc) and place in a serving teacup or glass along with mint leaves. Bring water to a boil, remove from heat and pour over tea leaves and mint. Let steep for 4 to 5 minutes; no longer or your tea will become bitter. At the 4 to 5 minute mark, remove the tea infuser or strain tea, keeping tealeaves for another infusion. At this point you may either discard the mint leaves or leave them in the liquid. Add syrup, stir and serve over ice.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
4g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Calcium, Ca
8mg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Sodium, Na
1mg
0%
Water
12g
0%

Moroccan Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Moroccan Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.