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Citrus Sweet Tea

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  • 5 min prep time
  • 1 hr 15 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Sip on a citrusy sweet tea made from orange and lime juice – perfect drink for your guests.

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

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

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

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
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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