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Green Jasmine-Mint Iced Tea with Lemon

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From EatingWell:  July/August 2009

Here we balance the mildly grassy flavor and slightly astringent mouthfeel of green tea with honey and lemon. Oversteeped green tea can be bitter, so don't brew it any longer than 3 minutes. And be sure to steep in simmering water: water that looks like it's steaming, with little bubbles, but not boiling.

8 servings, about 1 cup each | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes (including 2 hours chilling time)

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Steep loose tea (or tea bags) and mint leaves in simmering (not boiling) water for 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Strain the tea (or remove tea bags and mint leaves) and pour into a large pitcher. Stir in lemon juice and honey until the honey is dissolved. Add cold water. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Serve over ice with mint sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition

Per serving : 46 Calories; 0 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 13 g Carbohydrates; 0 g Protein; 0 g Fiber; 5 mg Sodium; 39 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 carbohydrate (other)

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