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Cranberry Herbal Tea Cooler Recipe

Cranberry Herbal Tea Cooler Recipe

You only need to stir together a few ingredients for this delightful take on traditional iced tea. After just one sip, it's sure to be a summertime favorite for years to come. —The Light & Tasty Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 8 orange spice herbal tea bags
  • 4 cups reduced-calorie reduced-sugar cranberry juice
  • Orange slices

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring the water, orange juice and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Let stand for 4 minutes.
  • 2. Remove and discard tea bags. Transfer to a pitcher; stir in cranberry juice. Refrigerate until chilled. Garnish with orange slices. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 42 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fruit.