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North African
Mint Tea
This tea is always served very sweet.
Total time: 15 minutes
8 cups water
6 tbsp. green tea
1 cup fresh spearmint leaves
1 cup sugar, or to taste

Bring the water to a boil in a samovar, turn off the heat and add the tea. Let this steep for 3 minutes.

Put the mint and sugar into a teapot or carafe. Strain the tea into the pot and let it steep for 3 more minutes. Makes 8 servings.