Recipe courtesy of Suzanne Taylor

Suzanne Taylor's Grandma Tea

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

One 1-inch knob ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

4 sprigs lemon balm

4 sprigs mint 

Juice of 1 lemon 

Honey, optional 

Directions

  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the ginger and simmer for 15 minutes. Take the pan off the burner, and add the lemon balm and mint. Steep the mixture for 1 hour.
  3. Strain the liquid into a pitcher or jar, add the lemon juice and if you like it sweet, then add some honey. Cover and refrigerate. Serve cold or hot.

Cook’s Note

Lemon balm can be found at your local farmer's market.