Moroccan Mint Tea

Moroccan Mint Tea

Serves 6

Combine green tea, mint leaves and a hearty dose of sugar to make this traditional Moroccan beverage. Inspired by Whole Planet Foundation® microcredit client recipes.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 tablespoons loose green tea leaves or 5 tea bags
  • 1 bunch fresh spearmint leaves, plus extra for garnish
  • 1/3 cup sugar or 1/4 cup agave nectar, more to taste
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Method: 

Bring 8 cups water to a boil in a large pot over high heat. Turn off water and add tea. Cover and steep 4 to 5 minutes. Add mint to the pot. Cover and steep 5 minutes more. Add sugar and stir to combine. Strain and serve. Garnish with a mint sprig. 

To serve chilled, allow the tea to reach room temperature, then transfer to a pitcher, cover and refrigerate until cold. Serve in a tall glass with ice and a mint sprig for garnish.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 1-1/3 cup, 15 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 0g protein
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