Total Time
7mins
Prep 2 mins
Cook 5 mins

In Morocco, mint tea is a drink of hospitality. It is served throughout the day as well as at mealtime. It is always served to guests; it is considered impolite to refuse it! Of course my Moroccan menu wouldn't be complete without this very simple mint tea recipe. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups cold water
  • 2 teaspoons loose green tea leaves (or 2 tea bags)
  • 2 -4 fresh mint sprigs, plus more for garnish

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil, then remove from heat.
  2. Place loose green tea in a tea strainer ball and place in the hot water to steep for 3-5 minutes. Add the mint sprigs as well.
  3. Serve hot or chilled with mint sprigs for garnish.