Rosemary-Thyme-Mint Sun Tea

Herbal Tea 1

2 Tbs. fresh rosemary

2 Tbs. fresh thyme

2Tbs.fresh mint such as peppermint, spearmint, or chocolate mint

2 qts. filtered water

1.  In a 1/2  gallon glass jar, place rosemary, thyme, mint, and water.

2.  Set in the sun for 2 or 3 hours. Depending on your climate, tea could stay out longer, and during the summer months, it might need less time.

3.  Strain tea and refrigerate to chill. Tea will keep for days in an air-tight glass jar in the refrigerator.

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The herbs in this tea — rosemary, thyme, and mint – are easy to grow.  They work splendidly in any garden and flourish in pots as well.  Having an abundance of these and other herbs at home makes delicious food much easier.

From The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Raw, by Mark Reinfeld, Bo Rinaldi, and Jennifer Murray

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