Rosy Mint Iced Tea

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  • Total Time: 0 hrs 15 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 0 hrs 5 mins
  • Makes: 4 servings

This wonderfully refreshing tea pairs the minty notes of spearmint and peppermint with the subtle floral-citrusy notes of rosehips, the seed-bearing fruit of the rose plant. Orange slices, lemon slices and your favorite edible flowers would make lovely garnishes for this special iced tea. Cinnamon stick swizzles also serve as a great addition.



    1. In a heatproof bowl, place peppermint, spearmint and rosehips. Pour boiling water over; steep 5 minutes or until desired strength. (Or, make a sun tea.) Strain and sweeten, if desired. Cool to room temperature.
    2. Serve over ice with a cinnamon stick in each glass, and garnish as desired.
    3. Refrigerate leftover tea.

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