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Cardamom and Mint Tea

with Lime Zest
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Cardamom and Mint Tea

Cardamom and Mint Tea - Hot tip for the figure conscious: Delicious flavor, but zero calories

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
10 min.
Preparation
Calories:
0
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The aromatic cardamom in this recipe stimulates circulation, hormone balance, and metabolism while the mint soothes an upset stomach and has a balancing effect on digestion.

Instead of lime, you can also use lemon, orange or grapefruit!

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie0 kcal(0 %)
Protein0 g(0 %)
Fat0 g(0 %)
Carbohydrates0 g(0 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₂0 mg(0 %)
Niacin0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin B₆0 mg(0 %)
Folate2 μg(1 %)
Pantothenic acid0 mg(0 %)
Biotin0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium22 mg(1 %)
Calcium5 mg(1 %)
Magnesium2 mg(1 %)
Iron0.2 mg(1 %)
Iodine12 μg(6 %)
Zinc0.1 mg(1 %)
Saturated fatty acids0 g
Uric acid0 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
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Ingredients

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1
Ingredients
1 teaspoon Cardamom
4 sprigs fresh Peppermint
½ Lime
Sweetener
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Lime
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Measuring cups, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Mortar, 1 Small pot, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Tea strainer

Preparation steps

1.
Cardamom and Mint Tea preparation step 1

Coarsely crush the cardamom pods in a mortar or mini processor and then boil in a pot with approximately 1 cup of water.

2.
Cardamom and Mint Tea preparation step 2

Rinse mint, shake dry and reserve 1 sprig for garnish. Place the remaining mint in a tall mug or a large cup.

3.
Cardamom and Mint Tea preparation step 3

Rinse the lime in hot water, wpie dry and remove the zest in a spiral fashion with a peeler.

4.
Cardamom and Mint Tea preparation step 4

Pour about 2/3 cup of the boiling cardamom tea through a strainer over the mint. Steep, covered, 5-7 minutes and add sweetener to taste. Garnish with reserved mint and the lime zest and serve.