Looking to quench your thirst with something new and unique? This Moroccan mint iced tea with a homemade beetroot ice cube will be your new go-to favorite! Brewing your own tea has many added benefits, one being that you get to control what you are putting into it. Beets are highly packed with Vitamins C and contain properties that may reduce high blood pressure. So the next time you are feeling stressed out, turn to this healthy alternative to soothe your mind and thirst.
Yields 3 servings
2 cups brewed Moroccan loose leaf tea
1 1/2 cups filtered water
1 large orange, juiced
a bunch of mint leaves
Beetroot ice cubes
- In your tea pot, boil a small amount of water with tea leaves. This rinses the loose leaves and removes any bitterness from the tea. After a minute, dump the water out and add a few springs of mint leaves.
- Cover with water and place back on to stove top, bring to boil.
- Remove from heat and let sit for 30 seconds; then pour into glass to cool down. Once cooled, add the filtered water, agave, orange juice, mint leaves and beetroot ice cube into a tall glass.
- Serve chilled
Chef’s tip: For the beetroot ice cube, boil 2 beets in a large pot and remove the skin. Place beet into a blender and add water (enough to make it liquid enough to freeze and pour into your ice cube molds. Freeze and enjoy!