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Chamomile-Strawberry-Orange Cold-Brewed Tea

Photo: Iain Bagwell Styling: Claire Spollen

Hands-on time 10 mins
Total time 12 hrs, 10 mins
Yield

Serves 8 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Fruit adds sweetness to this refreshing drink. If you wish, substitute raspberries for the strawberries, or drop in a sprig of lemon verbena to boost the aromatic citrus.

Ingredients

  • 8 chamomile tea bags
  • 12 cups filtered water, at room temperature
  • 2 small juice oranges (thin-skinned), peeled, cut into slices, and seeded
  • 24 large strawberries, halved
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons hot water

Nutrition Information

  • calories 54
  • fat 0.3 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 5 mg
  • calcium 34 mg
  • sugars 9 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 3 g

How to Make It

  1. Place 1 tea bag and 1 1/2 cups water in each of 8 pint-size canning jars with lids. Place 2 orange slices and 6 strawberry halves in each jar. Cover with lids; refrigerate 12 to 24 hours.

  2. Remove tea bags from jars. Combine honey and 4 teaspoons hot water. Divide honey mixture evenly among jars (about 1 scant teaspoon in each).