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Citrus Iced Tea with Mint Recipe

Citrus Iced Tea with Mint Recipe

"I think I have finally hit on a recipe for iced tea that doesn't have that artificial sweetener aftertaste," notes Dawn Lowenstein of Hatboro, Pennsylvania.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water, divided
  • 6 individual tea bags
  • 1 to 2 mint sprigs
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Crystal Light lemonade drink mix
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • Ice cubes

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, bring 1 qt. of water to a boil. Add tea bags and mint. Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Strain; discard tea bags and mint.
  • 2. In a large container, combine lemonade mix and remaining water. Stir in the tea and orange juice. Cool. Serve over ice. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 32 calories, trace fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, trace fiber), trace protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 fruit

Reviews for Citrus Iced Tea with Mint

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Reviewed Jun. 14, 2013

"this had been my recipe which I had submitted back in 2002 for Taste of Home and I rewrote it & modified it! I changed the recipe to "Iced Lemon Tea" & it was used in Healthy Cooking for 2012! I felt that the orange juice had muddied up the iced tea, so I purposely worked on perfecting this recipe! DELowenstein"

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