Moroccan Mint Tea
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- 4 tsp
- moroccan or green tea leaves
- fresh spearmint leaves, plus more for garnish
- 4 - 5 Tbsp
- sugar, or to taste
- 1 qt
- boiling water
1Bring a kettle of water to a boil. Add boiling water to a teapot that holds about 4 cups water, and swirl to warm.
2Discard the water and add the tea, 24 mint leaves, and sugar to the teapot.
3Pour the quart of boiling water into the teapot and swirl once or twice to dissolve the sugar.
Allow the tea to steep for 5 minutes.
4Pour the tea through a strainer into small decorative Moroccan glasses or teacups.
5Garnish each with several fresh mint leaves.