Mint and lemongrass tea

Mint and lemongrass tea

Mint and lemongrass tea

A refreshing vitalising infusion that is so simple to make and a great alternative to our caffeine habit.

SERVES: 2 cups PREP TIME: Max. 5 mins COOK TIME: 3 mins


  • 20 medium mint leaves
  • 2 stalks of lemongrass
  • 600mls boiling water


  1. Slice the mint leaves in half to release the flavour.
  2. Trim and slice the lemongrass in half, lengthways and then finely diagonally.
  3. Place in a pot, add the boiling water and allow to infuse for a few minutes.

Inspiration and top tips

  • Adjust amounts to taste; if you like a stronger mint flavoured cup, add more leaves
  • Put cooled tea into ice cube trays and freeze. Use on a hot day in a glass of water
  • Trying adding a wedge of lemon, or chilli flakes or peppercorns to spice it up

Dietary Requirements

Gluten Free  |  Dairy Free  |  Sugar Free  |  Yeast Free  |  Soy Free  |  Egg Free  |  Nut Free  |  Vegetarian

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