Hibiscus Tea Recipe

Hibiscus tea is a refreshing herbal beverage made from the dried petals of the hibiscus flower. It has a vibrant red color and a tart, tangy flavor. Packed with antioxidants, hibiscus tea is known for its potential health benefits, including lowering blood pressure and improving heart health. It can be enjoyed hot or cold and is often sweetened with honey or sugar. Hibiscus tea is a popular drink in many cultures and is a great alternative to sugary beverages.

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Ingredients for Hibiscus Tea Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 0.13 cup Dried Hibiscus Petals
  • As required Honey Or Sugar, To Taste
  • as needed Optional: Lemon Or Lime Juice For Flavoring

Directions: Hibiscus Tea Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Bring 4 cups of water to a boil in a saucepan.
  • STEP 2.Add 1 cup of dried hibiscus petals to the boiling water.
  • STEP 3.Reduce the heat and let the tea simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Remove the saucepan from heat and strain the tea to remove the petals.
  • STEP 5.Sweeten the tea with honey or sugar, if desired.
  • STEP 6.Serve the hibiscus tea hot or refrigerate it for a refreshing cold drink.

Cooking Tips

  • Adjust the amount of hibiscus petals according to your taste preference.
  • You can add a squeeze of lemon or lime juice for extra flavor.
  • To make a stronger tea, let the hibiscus petals steep for a longer time.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftover hibiscus tea in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
  • Serve the tea over ice for a refreshing summer drink.
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves or a slice of lemon for an added touch.
Nutrition
value
35
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein11 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    11g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    11g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    142mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    9mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    9mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp