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Fruited Mint Tea

Fruited Mint Tea

Southern Living JULY 2006

  • Yield: Makes about 2 1/2 qt.
  • Cook time:5 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes
  • Steep:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.

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