Tested till perfect Citrus Mint Iced Tea

Citrus Mint Iced Tea

Homemade iced tea is cheaper and less sweet than the store-bought variety. Plus, it's full of fresh flavour and takes only minutes to make. Garnish the glasses with orange slices and mint leaves.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: August 2003

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 6 6bags of black or greeen tea
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupfresh mint leaves
  • 3 3slices of orangeoranges
  • 3 3slices of lemonlemons
  • 3 3slices of limelimes
  • 6 cups 6cupsboiling water
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgranulated sugar
  • 1 handful 1handfulice cubes
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In large measuring cup or teapot, place tea bags, mint leaves and orange, lemon and lime slices; cover with boiling water and steep for 10 minutes. Strain into large pitcher; add sugar and stir until dissolved. Serve over ice.

Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 34 pro 0g total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 9g fibre 0g chol 0mg sodium 7mg

% RDI:

iron 1 folate 5
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