Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

My tea kettle broke, so I figured out how to make iced tea in the microwave, which isn't difficult to do, but I thought someone else might like to know how. I like to use 4 green tea bags, a lemonade crystal light, and add 1/8 cup of honey - it tastes almost like the Arizona green tea with ginseng.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 gallon water (divided)
  • 6 tea bags
  • 1 cup sugar, to taste (or peach, or raspberry) or 1 (1/4 ounce) container sugar-free lemonade-flavored drink mix (or peach, or raspberry)

Directions

  1. Pour 2 cups of water into a 2 cup microwave safe glass measure. Microwave on high for 4 minutes. (It should just come to a boil.).
  2. Add teabags, dunk a few times, and let steep 15+ minutes, to your tastes.
  3. Pour into gallon sized pitcher, add remaining water, and ice if desired.
  4. Chill and drink :-).
  5. NOTE: If you use bottled water it will super heat and could come to a boil suddenly when you add the teabags, so use caution.

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