Another Southern Iced Tea

Recipe by Chef Mommie
READY IN: 7mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    gallon water (or less)
  • 4
    family-size tea bags
  • 1 -2
    cup sugar (I use about 1 1/4 cup, the teacher used 2 cups)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 2 qt pot, bring about 5 cups of water to a full boil.
  • Add the four family size tea bags and remove from heat.
  • Set your timer for 5 minutes (and 5 minutes ONLY!).
  • During this time add sugar to gallon sized tea pitcher.
  • When 5 minutes are up, add tea to sugar in pitcher and press gently on tea bags to remove left in liquid and stir. Discard tea bags.
  • While stirring, add rest of water to pitcher filling to about two or three inches from top. (watching color, I do about three inches from top.
  • Pour over a tall glass of ice and enjoy the goodness!
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