Lemongrass, Basil and Mint Tea Recipe

Cook Time: 6 min
Prep Time: 10 min
Ingredients
( Serves 4 )
4 cup water
8 whole blades of fresh lemongrass (about 5” long)
1 pinch grated ginger (to taste)
3 whole sprigs Indian basil (12 to 16 leaves)
2 whole sprigs Thai basil (8 to 10 leaves)
3 whole sprigs fresh mint (8 to 10 leaves)
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
Directions
  1. Bring the water to boil in a pot.
  2. Chop the lemongrass into half and tear the herbs once.
  3. Put all lemongrass, herbs and the ginger in to the boiling water and turn down the heat to low.
  4. Let the teas simmer for 2 to 3 minutes and then turn off the heat.
  5. Cover the pot and let the flavors infuse for another couple of minutes.
  6. Strain the tea into four cups.
  7. Serve.

Note: You can also let it cool and then refrigerate it before serving, but it is best warm.

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