Mint Tea with Lemon Verbena

Refreshing herbal tea made with fresh lemon verbena and mint leaves.

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of fresh mint leaves (not the stems, they're bitter), rinsed, lightly packed (about 20 leaves)
  • 1/2 cup of fresh lemon verbena leaves, rinsed, lightly packed (about 10-15 leaves)
  • 2 cups of water

Method

1 Heat water: Bring a pot of fresh water almost, but not quite to a boil.

2 Pour over mint and lemon verbena in tea pot: Put the mint and verbena leaves in a teapot. Pour the hot water over the leaves. Let sit for 3-5 minutes. Strain into tea cups.

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