Cranberry Herbal Tea Cooler
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 TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling
- 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
- 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.
- Remove and discard tea bags. Transfer to a pitcher; stir in cranberry juice. Refrigerate until chilled. Garnish with orange slices.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 42 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.
Originally published as Cranberry-Orange Iced Tea in Light & Tasty June/July 2006
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