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Mint Julep Iced Tea

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"Grandmom's recipe for a fabulous summer citrus-mint tea using fresh mint. Kids and adults alike love it! You can add Kentucky bourbon when the guest list is all adults. Serve over ice."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 114 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Add tea bags and mint to sugar mixture; let steep for 10 minutes. Strain mixture and discard tea bags and mint.
  2. Combine tea mixture, cold water, orange juice, and lemon juice in a pitcher.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 114 calories; 0.1 g fat; 29.3 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Excellent! I made this exactly as written, and it was SO refreshing! You can easily adjust the sweetness by cutting back the sugar, but I loved it just as is.

Most helpful critical review

Ive made many quarts of tea at my age and I knew when I read the recipe that 4 small teabags would not make a decent cup of tea - it would be too,too weak. I changed the recipe drastically. F...

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Ive made many quarts of tea at my age and I knew when I read the recipe that 4 small teabags would not make a decent cup of tea - it would be too,too weak. I changed the recipe drastically. F...

Excellent! I made this exactly as written, and it was SO refreshing! You can easily adjust the sweetness by cutting back the sugar, but I loved it just as is.

Very good! I had never made iced tea before and I'm glad I found this recipe because I will be making it often from now on. Thanks for the recipe!

Very good! does taste better a few hours after making and next day. I went outside to pick some mint for this. Flavors all go well together. I needed something different & this hit the spot. Ne...

Super easy to make expect it needs more tea I made mine stronger.

Followed recipe exactly (using 4 large teabags) and it was great.