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Lemon-Orange Iced Tea Recipe

Lemon-Orange Iced Tea Recipe

"I finally hit on a recipe for iced tea that doesn't have the aftertaste of artificial sweetener," relates Dawn Lowenstein of Hatboro, Pennsylvania. "This tangy drink is perfect for folks who need to monitor their sugar intake."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts cold water, divided
  • 6 individual tea bags
  • 2 sprigs fresh mint
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Crystal Light lemonade drink mix
  • 2 cups orange juice

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan, bring 1 qt. of water to a boil. Remove from the heat. Add tea bags and mint; let stand for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Discard tea bags and mint. Pour tea into a large pitcher. Add lemonade drink mix, orange juice and remaining water; stir well. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 cup) equals 27 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fruit.