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Recipe: Minty-lime ice tea

Recipe: Minty-lime ice tea

This refreshing fruit and tea drink can be made with instant tea or brewed tea that has been cooled.

To prepare brewed tea, heat water to a simmer, remove from heat and add the tea. Generally, steep 1 teaspoon of tea per 1 cup of water. For this recipe, you can use brewed tea that has been cooled or instant tea.


Directions

In a blender, combine the tea, lime juice, mint leaves and ice cubes. Blend until smooth and frothy. Add sugar substitute for desired sweetness.

Pour into a tall chilled glass and garnish with a mint sprig.


Ingredients
  • 1 cup freshly brewed unsweetened tea, cooled
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice concentrate
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish
  • 5 to 6 ice cubes
  • Sugar substitute, to taste

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2014-06-18

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