Fresh mint tea served in a teapot

Fresh mint tea

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Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Makes one 500-600ml pot (serves 1-2)

Grab a handful of fresh mint leaves and pour over boiling water to release its wonderful flavour and scent. Sweeten the tea with honey according to taste

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (1)

  • kcal13
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0.1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • handful of fresh mint (around ½ a pack)
    Mint

    Mint

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    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • honey to taste
    Honey

    Honey

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    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

Method

  1. Take a few leaves of the mint in one hand and sharply clap your other hand on top, then drop the leaves into a teapot or cafetiere. Repeat with the rest of the mint, saving a few small sprigs for each glass as a garnish.

  2. Fill up the pot with boiling water and let it infuse for 2-3 mins or until the liquid starts to take on a slight pale yellow/green hue. Strain the tea into cups or heatproof glasses and sweeten with honey to taste. Drop the reserved mint into the cups to decorate if you like.

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