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    Oak Alley's Sweet Mint Iced Tea

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    5 mins

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    -Mary-'s Note:

    From Oak Alley Plantation cookbook

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put the water in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the mint sprigs and boil for 3 minutes.
    2. 2
      Strain the mixture and pour all but 1 cup into a pitcher. Add the tea bags and steep for 5-10 minutes. Remove tea bags.
    3. 3
      To the remaining cup of mint water add sugar to taste and stir to dissolve.
    4. 4
      Add this mixture to the pitcher with lemon juice.
    5. 5
      Cool before serving over ice and garnish with fresh mint.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 09, 2011

      55

      Ya know, I have to admit, better than my boxed wine. Made for Fall PAC 2011.

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    • on January 31, 2010

      55

      This a very refreshing glass of iced tea!! I prefer it without the lemon juice. The subtle hint of mint (mine was spearmint) really seems to "awaken your senses". Thank you so much!

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    • on June 21, 2008

      55

      I am fully addicted! I must have made this at least 5 times already and there is no end in site. Every year I think "What to do with all of this mint?" Now I feel like I need to plant more! I use either Spearmint or Peppermint, or a combo of both, whichever is more abundant when I go to pick. This is by far the most refreshing iced tea I have ever had. I made it exactly as written the first time, second time no lemon and used Splenda. I made 1 gallon with 1 cup of Splenda added. I used either my coffee pot or my iced tea maker whichever was more convenient at the time and steeped the bags and mint right in the pot. Thanks so much for sharing this recipe. I hope to have enough mint to freeze in icecubes so I can enjoy this year round.

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    Nutritional Facts for Oak Alley's Sweet Mint Iced Tea

    Serving Size: 1 (258 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 64.8
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    %
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 7.2 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.7 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 16.6 g
    66%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

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    fresh mint

    family-size tea bags

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