Citrus Sweet Tea

Sip on a citrusy sweet tea made from orange and lime juice – perfect drink for your guests.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

4 1/2
cups boiling water
3
tea bags red zesty herbal tea flavored with hibiscus, rosehips and lemongrass
1/2
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup orange juice
2
tablespoons lime juice
Ice cubes
Lime slices, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In large heatproof bowl, pour 4 cups of the boiling water over tea bags. Let stand 10 minutes; discard tea bags.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup boiling water, the sugar and vanilla. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cool 5 minutes. Stir sugar syrup, orange juice and lime juice into tea; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3 Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices.
  • 1 In large heatproof bowl, pour 4 cups of the boiling water over tea bags. Let stand 10 minutes; discard tea bags.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup boiling water, the sugar and vanilla. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cool 5 minutes. Stir sugar syrup, orange juice and lime juice into tea; refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 3 Serve over ice. Garnish with lime slices.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make a grown-up version of this refreshing tea by adding vodka or gin.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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