Peach-Basil Iced Tea

Southern Living
Peach-Basil Iced Tea is a perfect sipper for using the bounty of basil in your spring garden. This combination of flavors offer a refreshing beverage for you and your guests on those hot summer days.
Makes about 3 qt.


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2 family-size tea bags
1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
2/3 cup sugar
3 cups peach nectar
Crushed ice
Garnish: fresh basil sprigs


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

1. Bring 8 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Pour boiling water over tea bags and basil in a pitcher; cover and steep 6 minutes.

2. Remove and discard tea bags and basil. Add sugar, stirring until dissolved; stir in peach nectar. Serve over crushed ice.

Created date

January 2012