Lemon Tea (Cha De Limao)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef Kate

An aromatic digestive popular thoughout Portugal, many swear that drunk at bedtime, it lulls one to sleep.

Top Review by UmmBinat

This is good. DD drank her cup too and is asking for more. I just felt it was almost 5 stars but not quite so I couldn't rate it so. I sweetened ours with honey to be healthier. Made for Veggie Swap 31 ~ February 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water and the lemon zest to a simmer in a small, heavy suacepan set over moderately low heat.
  2. Once simmering, turn the heat as low as possible, cover, and let the mixture steep for twenty minutes (do NOT allow the mixture to boil or it will become bitter).
  3. Sweeten, if you like, with honey or sugar, strain, and serve steaming hot.

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