Marian's Iced Tea

Marian's Iced TeaRecipe


Makes 5 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 regular-size tea bags
5 cups water, divided
14 (0.035-ounce) packets no-calorie sweetener*
Garnishes: lemon slices, mint sprigs


Bring tea bags and 2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan; turn off heat. Cover and steep 30 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags.

Pour into a 1/2-gallon pitcher, and add 3 cups water and sweetener, stirring well. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.

*1/2 cup sugar, 13 (0.035-ounce) packets Equal, or 1/2 cup Equal Sugar Lite may be substituted.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Luzianne Tea and Splenda.