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    Perfect Cup of Greek Tea

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    6 mins

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    Dreamer in Ontario's Note:

    From Modern Greek. Faskomilo is sage which grows abundantly in Greece and is collected at the end of summer. This tea is widely drunk as a soothing medicinal tea to cure colds, sore throats, inflamed gums and upset stomachs.

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    • 2 tablespoons sage (faskomilo) or 2 tablespoons dried chamomile
    • 2 glasses water
    • 2 teaspoons greek honey (or to taste)


    1. 1
      Place sage and water in a small saucepan.
    2. 2
      heat over low heat until mixture begins to boil.
    3. 3
      Using a strainer, pour the tea into 2 glasses, add honey to each and stir well.
    4. 4
      Enjoy with a Greek biscuit!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 26, 2013


      I made this delicious tea using the fresh sage option. So good, quick and really easy to make. I picked sage from my garden and used Orange Blossom Honey for a tea to be remembered. It was very relaxing. Thanks for sharing. I'll be making this one again. Made for ZWT9.

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    • on July 25, 2013


      I went outside, picked some sage & cooked it up! Well, steeped it up! Lovely & relaxing! Made for ZWT9, Mike & the Appliance Killers.

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    • on July 20, 2013


      Made this for the wife and I. I not a real fan of flavored teas but the wife says it's a 5 so it gets a 5! Made for ZWT9 and "The Apron String Travelers"

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    Nutritional Facts for Perfect Cup of Greek Tea

    Serving Size: 1 (246 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 27.3
    Calories from Fat 2
    Total Fat 0.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 7.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 6.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    Sugars 5.7 g
    Protein 0.2 g

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