Figs on the Terrace Recipe

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Cook Healthy and QuickAromatic sage has a powerful flavor that combines with sweet figs in this Italian summer tea.

  • Yield: 2 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 Minutes


  • 2 fresh or dried figs, quartered
  • 2 fresh sage leaves, or ¼ tsp dried whole sage leaves
  • ½ cup boiling water, plus 1 2/3 cups water heated to 185 degree F (85 degree C)
  • 2 tbsp Longevity White tea leaves (Shou Mei)
  • ice cubes
How to Make It
  1. Divide the figs and sage between two tumblers. Muddle with a muddler or pestle, then add the boiling water. Leave to cool.
  2. Place the tea leaves in a teapot, add the heated water, and infuse for 2 minutes. Then strain into the tumblers and stir to mix with the fig and sage. Leave to cool. Stir and add the ice cubes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Nutritional Value Per Serving
24 kcal
Calories from Fat:
0 kcal
% Daily Value*
Trans Fat
0.0 g
4.5 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
4.5 g
* Above mentioned %DVs (Percent Daily Values) are based on 2,000 calorie food intake.

DVs (Daily values) may be vary depending upon individuals daily calorie needs. Above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide for approximation. They are not recommendations. Calculations are based on average weight of 194 lbs. and ages of 19 to 50 years.

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