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    Mint and Lime Iced Tea

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    2 hrs

    JoJoStar's Note:

    Sweet Southern-style green tea with lime juice and mint. By Aida Mollenkamp. Cooking time is chill time.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-6

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    For the tea

    To serve

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For the tea:.
    2. 2
      Place water in a medium pot and bring to a simmer over high heat.
    3. 3
      When water simmers, remove from heat, add tea bags and mint, cover and let steep for 10 minutes.
    4. 4
      Once tea has steeped, discard tea bags, add sugar, and stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
    5. 5
      Let tea cool to room temperature, then place in the refrigerator to cool completely, about 2 hours.
    6. 6
      To serve:.
    7. 7
      Once tea is cold, remove mint and stir in lime juice.
    8. 8
      Taste and adjust with more lime juice or sugar as desired.
    9. 9
      Serve over ice with a sprig of mint and a wedge of lime.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 28, 2009

      45

      Hmmmm.... This is too sweet without the lime juice but I'm not sure I LOVE it with the lime juice. Regardless, it's very easy, very tasty & very refreshing. Made for Summer Comfort Cafe 7/09. :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Mint and Lime Iced Tea

    Serving Size: 1 (397 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 302.9
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    78%
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 10.4 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 79.3 g
    26%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 75.7 g
    302%
    Protein 0.2 g
    0%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    green tea bags

    fresh mint

    mint sprigs

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