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    Texas Tea

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    24 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    24 hrs

    chinasmom2000's Note:

    Growing up I spent summers in Texas with my grandparents and my Granny used to make mint tea all the time. I never got her recipe, but after trial and error I have found that this is pretty close. Everyone who has tried it has loved it; see if it suits you!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 24 tea bags (Lipton, Salada, whatever is on sale)
    • 1 bunch fresh mint
    • 0.5 (12 ounce) container frozen lemonade concentrate
    • 1 cup sugar (use more or less, depending on your taste) or 1 cup Splenda sugar substitute (use more or less, depending on your taste)
    • 1 gallon cold water (a little less)
    • 1 gallon glass jar

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Tie the mint leaves together and place them in the bottom of the jug.
    2. 2
      Tie the tea bags together and place them on top of the mint bunch.
    3. 3
      Fill jar with cold water.
    4. 4
      Place you jar in a sunny spot for one or two days.
    5. 5
      Remove the tea bags and mint, squeezing excess liquid back into the jar.
    6. 6
      Add sugar or Splenda and frozen concentrate, stirring well to dissolve.
    7. 7
      Chill thoroughly and enjoy!
    8. 8
      Cooking time is brewing time.

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    Nutritional Facts for Texas Tea

    Serving Size: 1 (263 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 73.1
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    69%
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 5.2 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 18.9 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 18.6 g
    74%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

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    tea bags

    fresh mint

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