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Pineapple Iced Tea

With five teenagers, we go through lots of beverages. This thirst-quenching tea is easy to mix up and had a sparkling citrus flavor we all enjoy. —K. Kitell, Lenexa, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 5 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 7 tea bags
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • Optional garnishes: pineapple wedges, lemon slices and fresh mint leaves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil; remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep, covered, 3-5 minutes according to taste. Discard tea bags. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Transfer to a pitcher; cool slightly. Stir in fruit juices.
  • Refrigerate, covered, overnight. Serve over ice. Garnish as desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 51 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.

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  • pamdevone
    Aug 9, 2014

    I liked this tea, it was a nice change from regular sweet tea.

  • mother of 3
    Jun 20, 2014

    I increased the amounts to make a gallon of tea. I added 1 quart of orange juice & used 3/4 cup of organic cane sugar, brewed 2 family size tea bags, poured in lemon juice w/o measuring, & poured in 3 cups of pineapple juice. Tastes good to me. We'll see if people enjoy it at fellowship on Shabbat. They did - polished off the entire gallon!

  • shecooksalot
    Feb 7, 2013

    I wanted to like this recipe. It didn't have much of a different taste (to me) than regular iced tea. Also, I agree with the other review that says if you are used to sweet tea, add more sugar/sweetner. I thought that it was very tart. Just not my cup (glass) of tea ;)

  • NJ_mommy_1
    Mar 24, 2010

    This tea was good but for those who like sweet tea you might want to add more sugar as some of my family members added more sugar since they like their tea sweet. But for me i would make it again since it is different.