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Moroccan Mint Tea

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“This beautiful recipe has been placed here for play in ZWT9 - Morocco. This recipe is from website: Redonline.co.uk. Bring the exotic and aromatic flavours of Morocco to your kitchen table with this wonderful tea. Mint tea is Morocco’s staple drink, found on every street corner and café being poured out of a silver jug into tea glasses. Be sure to lift the teapot high above the cup while pouring. To give it that authentic citrus flavour, the secret ingredient is dried verbena leaves. Please Note: The site does not recognise dried verbena leaves as an ingredient. Please use 1 tbsp dried verbena leaves in recipe, as noted in directions. Thank you.”
READY IN:
10mins
YIELD:
4 cups
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In a large pot over high heat bring the water to a boil. Turn off the water and add the teabag, cover and steep for 5 minutes.
  2. Rinse the mint. Add the mint and the verbena leaves to the pot, cover and steep 5 more minutes.
  3. Add the sugar and stir to combine, strain and serve.
  4. Place a sprig of mint in each glass or cup and pour in the strained tea.
  5. *To serve chilled*.
  6. Allow the tea to reach room temperature, then transfer the tea to a pitcher, cover and refrigerate until cold. This will prevent your tea from getting cloudy.
  7. Serve in a tall glass with ice and a mint sprig for garnish.

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