8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

This twist on sweet Southern iced tea is refreshingly tart. Serve well chilled.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add tea bags and mint to pan; steep 10 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags and mint.

Step 2

Combine sugar and juice in a glass measuring cup. Add 1/2 cup hot tea mixture; stir until sugar dissolves. Pour sugar mixture into a 2-quart pitcher. Pour the remaining hot tea mixture into pitcher. Add 4 cups cold water; stir. Serve over ice. Garnish with lemon slices and mint sprigs, if desired.

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Ratings & Reviews

DesiFei's Review

December 01, 2012

RBN1122's Review

May 20, 2010
I did the same as the first reviewer, using 8 regular tea bags. The mint was great and I think that you could substitute different herbs (I'll be trying thyme and rosemary in the next few batches.) It is on the sweet side though.