Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

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

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

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

4 5

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. :)