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Stinging Nettle Infusion

Stinging Nettle Infusion
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  • 1 cup
    coarsely chopped fresh stinging nettles or 1/2 cup dried nettles
  • 1/2 cup
    coarsely chopped fresh mint (or 1/4 cup dried mint)
  • 1/2 cup
    coarsely chopped fresh or dried red clover
    raw honey, as needed to sweeten the infusion
  1. Bring two quarts of filtered water to a boil.
  2. Toss nettles, mint and clover into a 1/2-gallon wide-mouth mason jar and fill with boiling water. Allow the herbs to steep in water for at least four and up to twelve hours, then strain them from the infusion using a fine-mesh sieve or tea strainer.
  3. Sweeten the infusion with honey as you like it and transfer to the refrigerator. Serve over ice.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 1 serving
  • Calories87
  • Carbohydrates20.3 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Fat0.3 g
    • Saturated fat0.1
  • Sodium12 mg
  • Protein3 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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