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Mint & Hibiscus Tea

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 3 ingredients
The tastes of hibiscus and mint are a partnership made in heaven, and this Mint and Hibiscus Tea is delicious either hot or cold. Dried hibiscus flowers are known in the Caribbean as ‘sorrel’,...

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons dried roselle flowers (hibiscus)
  • 3 sprigs of mint or 1 mint teabag
  • 2 teaspoon cane sugar

 

Nutrition Facts

Calories

12 cals

Fat

0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g

Carbohydrates

3 g

Sugar

2 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

0 g

Sodium

3 mg

Directions

  1. Put the dried hibiscus flowers into a large teapot and cover with boiling water. Add the mint.  Cover and leave to steep for 5-10 minutes.
  2. If you are drinking the tea hot, pour it into a cup through a strainer, add a couple more mint leaves, stir in sugar or honey to taste.  For iced tea, pour into a quart jug or carafe through a strainer. Stir in the sugar if using until it is dissolved. Add more cool water if needed, cover with plastic wrap and leave to cool in the fridge. Serve over ice garnished with mint leaves.

Chef Tips

You can find dried hibiscus flowers at most health food stores and at many specialty markets.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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