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Slightly Sweet Tea

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Steep time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 2 qt. (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 7 green tea bags
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 1 navel orange, cut into wedges
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 68
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.1 g
  • carbohydrate 18.6 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 1 mg
  • calcium 4 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add tea bags. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Cover and steep 10 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags.

  2. Stir in honey. Pour into a 2-qt. pitcher; stir in 4 cups cold water and orange and lime wedges. Serve over ice.

  3. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Bigelow Green Tea.