• 5 1⁄2 cups water
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh mint leaves, loosely packed
  • 3 tablespoons agave nectar, or 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 lemon, thinly sliced

Lemon Mint Tea

Elisa Bosley
  • Serves: 6 people
  • Calories per serving: 34



A light, comforting drink that’s perfect after a meal or just before bed.

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a simmer. Add mint and agave or sugar. Simmer for 3 more minutes. Remove from heat and let steep for 6 minutes. Strain, squeezing mint to extract all liquid. Stir in lemon juice. Pour into cups and add one-half slice of lemon to each.

PER SERVING: 34 cal, 0g fat (0g mono, 0g poly, 0g sat), 0mg chol, 0g protein, 10g carb, 1g fiber, 1mg sodium

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