2 cups — dried sorrel, (roselle/hibiscus sabdariffa)
10 cups — water
3 — cinnamon sticks
4 — star anise, whole
2 — pieces orange peel, fresh (2-3 inches)
white sugar, to taste
1 Combine all ingredients, except the sugar, in a large pot.
Gently simmer for about 10 minutes, then remove from heat. Allow the mixture to sit for at least 30 minutes, up to 2 hours to infuse.
2 Strain the mixture into a glass pitcher. Set in the fridge to chill.
3 When ready to serve, sweeten and/or dilute the mixture to your preference. 4 Serve over ice.
4 Store unused portions in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. It is normal to see some sediment in the bottle after a few days.
APPROXIMATE MACROS PER SERVING: 210 CALORIES ■ 1 G PROTEIN ■ 48 G CARBS ■ 0 G FAT