Rooibos & pear tea served in a teacup

Rooibos & pear tea

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins - 6 mins

Easy

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

Add a twist to rooibos tea with the addition of fresh pear and a fragrant cinnamon stick. Garnish with extra pear slices to impress guests at an afternoon tea

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per pot

  • kcal22
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs5g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre1g
  • protein0.1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 ripe pear, sliced
    Pear

    Pear

    pair

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  • ½ a cinnamon stick
  • 2 tsp rooibos leaf tea

Method

  1. Put the pear slices into a large saucepan and add 600ml water and the piece of cinnamon stick – keep a slice or 2 of pear back to use as decoration later if you like. Bring to a simmer, then cook the pear slices for 5-6 mins or until softening.

  2. Take the pan off the heat and add the rooibos tea.

  3. Let the mixture steep for 2-3 mins then strain into a warm teapot to serve, garnished with extra pear slices if you like.

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