This iced tea gets an herbaceous kick from kaffir lime leaves, mint, lemongrass, and lots of citrus.
This recipe is from Ubuntu's Garden-Fresh Menu
Servings: Serves 8
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 2 tea bags , preferably mild black tea or yerba maté
- 2 kaffir lime leaves ; available at ImportFood.com
- 4 mint leaves , plus more for garnish (optional)
- 1/4 stalk lemongrass , chopped
- 1 thinly sliced lemon
- 1 thinly sliced lime
- 1 thinly sliced orange
Add sugar to a pot with 2 quarts of water; bring to a boil, then turn off heat. Add tea bags, kaffir lime leaves, mint leaves, and lemongrass. Let infuse for 1 hour, then strain. Stir in sliced citrus, cool completely, and serve over ice garnished with mint.