Citrus Sweet Tea

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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