Many Israelis love a good mint tea year round, and especially during the summer months. Make your mint tea like a true Israeli with this special recipe for Mint Tea. In Israel, many people grow nana in their home gardens, so they use that plant instead. It differs from mint only slightly and is hard to find outside of Israel. For tea straight from Israel, browse our tea gallery.

Ingredients: 

· 8 tsp. sugar 
· 2 tsp. mint leaves 
· 4 shakes lemon salt 
· 5 cups boiling water 
· 4 tea bags 

Preparation: 

In a teapot or carafe put sugar, tea bags, mint leaves, and lemon salt. Add boiling water, cover and let steep. 

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