Orange Mint Tea

Orange Mint Tea

This simple orange mint tea recipe contains no tea. Instead, mint is steeped, as tea leaves would be, to make an excellent refreshing beverage.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a medium saucepan, bring 3 cups water to a boil, add the mint, and cover.
  3. Step 3

    Remove from heat and steep 15 minutes or longer.
  4. Step 4

    Remove mint, add 1/3 cup sugar (or honey) and stir until dissolved.
  5. Step 5

    Combine orange and lemon juices in a 2-quart serving pitcher. Add mint concentrate and enough water and ice to fill the pitcher to the top.
  6. Step 6

    Chill thoroughly and serve garnished with spring sprigs and thin slices of oranges or lemons.