Sorrel Drink
Recipe from Vegetarian Times

Red hibiscus flowers are a common ingredient in ruby-hued herbal tea bags, such as Celestial Seasonings' Red Zinger.



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Yield: 1 quart
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Ingredients
    Sorrel Drink
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      3   cups 
      dried sorrel or red hibiscus flowers, or 5 Red Zinger tea bags
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      1  4  inch 
      cinnamon stick
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      10   
      whole cloves
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      1/4  teaspoon 
      crushed allspice
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      2  3  inch pieces  
      peeled fresh ginger
    Simple Syrup
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      1   cup 
      sugar
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      1   cup 
      water

    Directions
    1.
    To make Sorrel Drink: Bring all ingredients and 4 cups water to a boil in saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 10 minutes. Cool, strain, and chill.
    2.
    To make Simple Syrup: Bring sugar and water to a boil in small saucepan. Stir to dissolve sugar, and simmer 1 minute. Cool.
    3.
    Pour Sorrel Drink over ice. Serve with pitcher of Simple Syrup for guests to sweeten drinks to taste.
    Nutrition information
    Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 33, carb. (g) 8, sugar (g) 8, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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