Fresh Mint Tea

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups of tea 1x
  • Category: Beverage
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Mint tea made with fresh mint and hot water, in your teacup in five minutes! There’s nothing more comforting than a cup of fresh mint tea.


  • 45 stalks of fresh mint, with stems
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • Sugar or honey, if desired


  1. Bring 4 cups of water to a boil.
  2. While water is boiling, fill a 4-6 cup teapot to the brim with hot water from the tap, and let it sit until the tea water boils.
  3. When the tea water is boiling, empty the now-warm teapot. Roll the mint between your palms until it is slightly crushed. Place in teapot.
  4. Pour boiling water over the crushed mint, cover the teapot, and let it steep for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour into your favorite teacup, inhale deeply, and enjoy!