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Spiced Pear Tea

Spiced Pear Tea

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 10 mins
  • Stand 5 mins
  • Serving Size: 6 ounce
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 15

Ingredients

  • 1 orange
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 11.3 - 12 - ounce can pear nectar
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)
  • 4 inches stick cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
  • 6 tea bags
  • Small orange slices, halved (optional)
  • Stick cinnamon (optional)

Directions

  1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove three wide strips of peel from the orange; set peel aside. Juice the orange into a large saucepan.
  2. Add the water, pear nectar, and honey (if using) to orange juice in saucepan. For spice bag: Place the 4 inches stick cinnamon, the cloves, and the orange peel strips in the center of a 6-inch square of double-thickness 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Bring corners together and tie with 100-percent-cotton kitchen string. Add spice bag to pear nectar mixture.
  3. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and spice bag; discard. Serve in warm mugs. If desired, float orange slices on top of individual servings and serve with additional stick cinnamon. Makes 8 (about 6-ounce) servings.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 8
PER SERVING: 57 cal., 6 mg sodium, 15 g carb. (1 g fiber),

Diabetic Exchanges

Other Carb (d.e): 1;