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Fresh Mint Iced Tea

  • 5 m
  • 5 h 5 m
Sylvia Fountaine
“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.”

Ingredients

    • 5 green tea bags
    • 8 cups boiling water
    • 10-15 fresh mint springs (1½ cups)
    • Honey or stevia (optional)
    • Ice cubes

Directions

  • 1 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.
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