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Rooibos & pear tea

Add a twist to rooibos tea with the addition of fresh pear and a fragrant cinnamon stick. Garnish with extra pear slices to impress guests at an afternoon tea

  • Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 6 mins
  • Makes one 500-600ml pot (serves 1-2)
  • Easy
  • Makes one 500-600ml pot (serves 1-2)
  • Easy
  • Calories 22
  • Carbohydrates 5
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Sugar 3
  • Protein 0.1
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 0

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 22
  • Carbohydrates 5
  • Saturated Fat 0
  • Sugar 3
  • Protein 0.1
  • Fat 0
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 0

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe pear, sliced
  • ½ a cinnamon stick
  • 2 tsp rooibos leaf tea

Method

  1. Put the pear slices into a large saucepan and add 600ml water and the piece of cinnamon stick – keep a slice or 2 of pear back to use as decoration later if you like. Bring to a simmer, then cook the pear slices for 5-6 mins or until softening.

  2. Take the pan off the heat and add the rooibos tea.

  3. Let the mixture steep for 2-3 mins then strain into a warm teapot to serve, garnished with extra pear slices if you like.

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