Mint Julep Tea

Teresa Horn

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@Teresa_Horn

This is a recipe I mixed up one summer day and enjoyed it very much. It is in a small herbal cookbook that I published a long time ago.

It is a simple tea to make which is very refreshing and is even better for you if you grow your own organic mint. Hope you enjoy ;)


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Serves:

one pitcher

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

5 c
strong brewed tea
2 c
fresh squeezed orange juice
1/4 c
fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
water
2 1/4 Tbsp
grated orange rind
1/2 c
kentucky colonel mint leaves, fresh

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put tea, orange juice and lemon juice in a 2-quart pitcher.
2
In a saucepan, combine sugar, water and orange rind. Heat to boiling over high heat while stirring. After boiling for 5 minutes, remove from heat and add mint leaves to hot mixture. Stir well and then cover and let cool to room temperature.
3
Strain this mixture into the pitcher. Refrigerate. Garnish with mint sprigs and orange slices. Enjoy ;)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern