Very Refreshing Iced Tea

Southern Living
To make this version sweet, stir 1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar into the hot tea, stirring until dissolved. This recipe is unsweetened so you can try our delicious herb-flavored syrups and sweeten to your taste.
Makes 2 qt.


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3 cups water
2 family-size tea bags
Ice cubes
Garnish: halved lemon and lime slices


Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes
Steep: 5 Minutes

1. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add 2 family-size tea bags, and remove mixture from heat. Steep 5 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags.

2. Pour tea into a 1/2-gal. heatproof container, and add ice cubes to fill; stir. Serve over additional ice, and garnish, if desired.

Created date

April 2007