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Peppermint Ice Tea

This tea, which brews while it sits in the sun, is less bitter than a tea made with boiling water.

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This tea, which brews while it sits in the sun, is less bitter than a tea made with boiling water.

Servings
8

Ingredients

  • 4 tea bags, preferably a blend of orange pekoe and black tea
  • 6 cups filtered water
  • 6 sprigs fresh peppermint
  • Ice, for serving
  • lemon wedges, optional
  • sugar, optional

Preparation

In 2-quart glass jar or pitcher, combine tea bags, water and mint. Cover and set in a sunny window or out on the porch in the sun until tea is steeped, about 5 hours.

Discard tea bags. Pour tea over ice in tall glasses. Garnish with lemon and serve with sugar if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 0
  • Carbohydrate Content 0 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 0 g
  • Fiber Content 0 g
  • Protein Content 0 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 0 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g