Diet " Lipton " Green Tea With Citrus by Todd Wilbur

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

From I LOVE the new Lipton Diet Green Tea, Citrus flavor. But I can go through a 12 pack in a HURRY. Although 50 cents a bottle doesn't seem like that much, it can REALLY add up when you drink as much of it as I like to :OOPS: I searched for a copycat recipe and found this one on the Top Secret web site. I actually haven't made this recipe, because I couldn't find the True Lime at my grocery store. I did find True Lemon with the artifical sweeteners, and have posted the recipe I made using it also, TSR Version of Lipton Diet Green Tea With Citrus by Todd Wilbur. I hope to find the True Lime at another grocery store and make this exact recipe as well! ***Recipezaar recognizes True Lemon, but not True Lime. This recipe should have True Lime Crystals instead of True Lemon crystals***

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 2 green tea bags (Lipton works best)
  • 2 12 teaspoons Equal sugar substitute (10 packets, this is the closest to the sweetener Lipton uses)
  • 1 14 teaspoons True Lemon crystals (Lime, not Lemon)
  • 14 teaspoon orange extract


  1. Pour water over tea bags and steep for 1 hour.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and chill.
  3. Cooking time is steeping time.


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This recipe was created by Todd Wilbur for his book "Top Secret Recipes Unlocked" (Penguin/Putnam)

tsrweb March 23, 2011

Not bad! I never thought about using an extract in something like this, a good idea for adding taste.

Kasha March 13, 2011

This is nice tasting. I don't think it comes too close to the original. The original can get very expensive. Thanks.

aronsinvest February 08, 2009

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