Sweet Peach Tea

Total Time
20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
0 mins

Why serve plain iced tea when you can punch it up with healthy, natural flavors like ginger, mint, lemon and peach?

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 ounce tea leaves (Earl Grey or Darjeeling, about 1/3 cup loose tea or 7 bags)
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 piece gingerroot, peeled and smashed (about 2 inches)
  • 1 quart boiling water
  • 8 cups ice cubes
  • 2 peaches, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 12 cup sugar (or Splenda)
  • 8 sprigs mint
  • 1 fresh peach, pitted and sliced

Directions

  1. Place tea, lemon and ginger in a heatproof container and add boiling water. Let tea steep 7 to 8 minutes.
  2. Place 4 cups of the ice in a pitcher, then pour in tea.
  3. Blend diced peaches and sugar in a blender until smooth; mix into tea. Serve in glasses over remaining ice and garnish with mint and peach slices.