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Fruited Mint Tea

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Steep time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 2 1/2 qt.


  • 3 cups water
  • 4 regular-size tea bags
  • 12 fresh mint sprigs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 5 cups cold water

How to Make It

  1. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add tea bags. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Add mint; cover and steep 10 minutes.

  2. Remove and discard tea bags and mint. Add 1 cup sugar, stirring until dissolved.

  3. Pour into a 1-gal. heatproof container; add orange juice, lemon juice, and 5 cups cold water. Chill or serve over ice.