Alchemy: Moroccan Mint, known as “nana mint,” flourishes in North Africa
Flavor Notes: Light and lively as a newly picked leaf, with sweet spearmint flavor
Occasion: Refreshing and soothing any time of day
Fair Trade Certified™ organic mint.
Steep 1 heaping Tbsp tea in 12 oz. hot water for 3 minutes.
Our special nana mint grows in the arid climate of North Africa where our recently Fair Trade certified partners plan to invest in schools, sanitation and a bus to transport workers.
Herbal teasans are herbs, fruits and flowers, not the tea plant, camellia sinensis. This “nana’ style mint is grown in North Africa. The leaves are fully dried, crushed and sifted of dust.
Preparation Time: 20 minutes • Serves 4.
3 tea bags Moroccan Mint
1/2 cup boiling water
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, chopped fine
1 clove garlic, finely minced
1 large tomato, seeded and finely chopped
2 tbsp. black raisins
1/2 cup cooked or canned chick peas
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. saffron threads
1 tsp. salt
2 cups cooked couscous (small
semolina pasta balls)
Steep 3 tea bags in boiling water. Set aside. Sauté onions and garlic in oil over medium heat until golden. Add tomato, raisins, chick peas, cinnamon, saffron, and salt. Cook 5 minutes.
Add strained teasan and simmer another 3 minutes. Combine mixture with couscous or pasta and serve warm or at room temperature. In Good Health!