Spiced Pear Tea
- Makes: 8 servings
- Serving Size: 6 ounce
- Carb Grams Per Serving: 15
Small orange slices, halved (optional)
Stick cinnamon (optional)
- Using a vegetable peeler, remove three wide strips of peel from the orange; set peel aside. Juice the orange into a large saucepan.
- 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.
- 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),