Iced Lemon Tea Recipe
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Sugar-free lemonade drink mix is the perfect ingredient to add to traditional iced tea. It not only tastes cool and refreshing, but also cuts out extra calories. I rely on this beverage during the hot days of summer, but also enjoy it year-round. —Dawn Lowenstein, Hatboro, Pennsylvania
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Crystal Light lemonade drink mix
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 8 cups water
  • 8 individual decaffeinated tea bags
  • 1 mint-flavored black tea bag
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves and lemon slices, optional

Directions

In a large pitcher, combine lemonade mix and cold water. Refrigerate until chilled.
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Cover and steep for 3-5 minutes. Discard tea bags. Cool; stir into lemonade mixture. Serve over ice, with mint and lemon if desired. Yield: 12 servings (1 cup each).
Originally published as Iced Lemon Tea in Healthy Cooking June/July 2012, p62

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 3 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Crystal Light lemonade drink mix
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 8 cups water
  • 8 individual decaffeinated tea bags
  • 1 mint-flavored black tea bag
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves and lemon slices, optional
  1. In a large pitcher, combine lemonade mix and cold water. Refrigerate until chilled.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add tea bags. Cover and steep for 3-5 minutes. Discard tea bags. Cool; stir into lemonade mixture. Serve over ice, with mint and lemon if desired. Yield: 12 servings (1 cup each).
Originally published as Iced Lemon Tea in Healthy Cooking June/July 2012, p62

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delowenstein User ID: 3766053 250351
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2016

"I love this revision of my iced tea! I make it during the summer months mostly, but this is also very refreshing year round! I keep the ingredients available for this purpose of making my Iced Lemon Tea!"

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LH030871 User ID: 1844949 120420
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2012

"I make this as a sun tea using 2 mint bags and 4 tea bags (green or regular). I absolutely love it!!! It's all I drink since getting the magazine. Thanks"

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busybrock User ID: 2750041 187955
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2012

"This is really good and so easy. I had a lot of tea bags, some given to me; so I have been making this on a regular basis. easy & delicious!!"

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