Mint-Tea Lemonade

Mint-Tea LemonadeRecipe

Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Megan Hedgpeth

Serves 8

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1 cup sugar
8 black-tea bags
1 bunch mint, rinsed and picked over
1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
Mint leaves, for garnish, optional


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 30 Minutes

1. Mix sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Remove syrup from heat.

2. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a medium pot over high heat. Add tea bags and mint to pot; turn off heat. Steep for 15 minutes. Strain into a large bowl or pitcher, pressing on solids before discarding them.

3. Add syrup, lemon juice and 4 cups cold water to tea. Garnish each glass with mint leaves, if desired.

Created date

June 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 108
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 1 mg