This crisp and healthy low-calorie summer drink is easy to make and very refreshing. Sweeteners, like honey or stevia, are optional; the mint provides plenty of flavor without adding any calories or sugar.

Sylvia Fountaine
Source:, July 2018


Recipe Summary

5 mins
5 hrs 5 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Steep tea bags in boiling water in a 2-quart heatproof jar for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the tea bags and add mint springs to the jar. Sweeten with honey or stevia, if desired. Let cool completely. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours Serve over ice.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

8 calories; protein 0.6g 1% DV; carbohydrates 1.4g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 1.2g 5% DV; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; vitamin a iu 693.2IU 14% DV; vitamin c 2.3mg 4% DV; folate 18mcg 5% DV; calcium 41.1mg 4% DV; iron 2mg 11% DV; magnesium 13.1mg 5% DV; potassium 93.2mg 3% DV; sodium 12.2mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.

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Rating: 5 stars
Hi PJ no Arizona tea in this recipe (sorry for the confusion). You just make your own tea with tea bags water mint and ice. Almost as easy as buying tea but even more delicious! Read More
Rating: 1 stars
Sorry if this is a duhhh question but are we to add the bottled Arizona tea to the homemade brew? Read More