Lemon-Orange Iced Tea

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


10 servings

Updated: Apr. 21, 2023
"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."


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


  1. In a saucepan, bring 1 qt. 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 27 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 0 fiber), 0 protein.