Moroccan Mint Tea

READY IN: 18mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    quart boiling water, plus more for heating the teapot
  • 3
    green tea bags (equivalent to 1 Tablespoon loose green tea)
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 3
    cups firmly packed mint leaves, and tender stems crushed, plus
  • 4
    sprigs of fresh mint, for garnish
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pour about 1/2 cup boiling water into a teapot, swish it around to heat the pot, and dump out. Add tea to the teapot and pour in 1 cup of the boiling water. Cover and let steep 3 minutes.
  • Add sugar and mint leaves and stems to the teapot. Add the remaining 3 cups boiling water. Cover and let steep for 5 minutes.
  • Stir. Continue to steep for 5 minutes more.
  • Strain tea into cups.
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