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Iced Lavender Green Tea

Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Randy Mon
Prep time 10 mins
Cool time 1 hr, 15 mins
Yield Serves 4
Use fresh garden lavender, if you have it, for a lightly floral, super refreshing iced tea.


  • 4 green-tea bags
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lavender blossoms or 3/4 tsp. dried lavender
  • Lavender sprigs (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Heat 1 qt. water in a medium saucepan until it just begins to simmer. Remove from heat and add tea and lavender.

  2. Steep for 5 minutes. Strain into a heatproof pitcher or bowl. Let cool.

  3. Pour into ice-filled glasses and garnish with lavender sprigs if you like.

  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per cup.