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Basil Tea

This recipe is for those yummy basil leaves we have an abundance of in the summer. My favorite is lime basil.

Serves 4

2 cups basil leaves

7 cups just boiled water

3/4 c honey or to taste with sweetener of choice.

1 T lemon juice

Place basil in 1/2-gallon mason jar.

Pour just boiled water over basil leaves and steep 20-30 minutes.


Add honey or sweetener and stir well.

Add lemon and adjust to taste.

Store in the refrigerator for 1 week.

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