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Recipe by Southern Living May 2011

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia DeGaris Pursell

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes about 8 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and stir in fresh mint. Cover and steep 10 minutes.

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  • Discard tea bags and mint. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Pour tea into a 3-qt. container, and stir in 4 cups cold water and lemonade concentrate. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.

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