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Susan Quick
Recipe by Real Simple June 2000

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Credit: Maura McEvoy

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 8 servings (serving size: 8 ounces)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using a vegetable peeler, remove bright yellow peel from lemons. Combine lemon peel and sugar in a medium saucepan with 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Lower heat and simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in mint. Cool to room temperature; strain.

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  • Steep the tea bags in 4 cups of boiling water, covered, for 5 minutes. Then remove tea bags. Stir in syrup, lemon juice, 4 cups cold water, and ice cubes. Serve in tall glasses filled with ice and a few mint leaves.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 1mg; 127 calories; calories from fat 0%; carbohydrates 33g; cholesterol 0mg; fat 0g; fiber 0g; iron 0mg; protein 0mg; saturated fat 0g; sodium 5mg.
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