Lemon Grass Tea


4 cups water
2 cups roughly chopped lemongrass stalks
1/4 cup sugar
Lime wheels for garnish (optional)

1 Bring the water to a boil over high heat in a medium saucepan.
2 Add the lemongrass and boil rapidly for 5 minutes.
3 Reduce the heat to low and simmer the tea for an additional 5 minutes.
4 Strain the stalks from the liquid. Stir in the sugar until dissolved.

Serve warm, or chill in the refrigerator and pour over ice.