Minty Tea Punch
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
Makes12 servings (2-1/4 quarts)
- 8 cups water, divided
- 12 mint sprigs
- 4 tea bags
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup sugar
- Ice cubes
- Orange and lemon slices, optional
- In a large saucepan, bring 3 cups water to a boil. Remove from heat; add mint and tea bags. Steep, covered, 3-5 minutes according to taste. Discard mint and tea bags.
- Stir in orange and lemon juices, sugar and remaining water. Transfer to a pitcher; refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice; add orange and lemon slices if desired.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 43 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 11g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.
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Aug 13, 2016
This is my favorite summer time drink. This is great for my mint garden that has so many mint plants.
Aug 3, 2015
Im not a big sugar drinking person so this tea was just right for me. Very good very satisfying. Thank you for something with a twist :).
Aug 20, 2013
Mint is just overflowing in my garden. I don't like sugary drinks so I tried this. It is very refreshing.