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Russian Mint Tea

kozzak's picture
Delightfully refreshing hot tea.
Ingredients
  Black ceylon tea leaves 8 Tablespoon
  Dried peppermint leaves 3 Tablespoon
  Dried cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar/Honey To Taste
Directions

Tie tea leaves, cherries & mint leaves into a muslin or cheesecloth bag.
Bring 2 qts water to a brisk boil then add tea bag.
Remove from heat & allow to steep for 20 mins.
Serve and add sugar or honey as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Beverage
Taste: 
Spicy
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Story
My grandfather taught me how to make this tea then when I was working the Rus i rediscovered it. ORIGIN: Marina Bulizniuk, Zhitomir-Ukraine, circa 1998

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 34 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.05 g0.08%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.07%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3.1 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.84 g3.4%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 0.41 g0.81%

Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 9.6%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

allesandra's picture
My long time favorite!
Russian Mint Tea Recipe