Blueberry-Lemonade Iced Tea

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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 56 ounces
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 16
    ounces frozen unsweetened frozen blueberries (purchased from Aldi's)
  • 4
    cups water
  • 10
    orange & black pekoe flavored tea bags (purchased from Aldi's)
  • 3
    cups blueberry juice (Ocean Spray Blueberry Juice Cocktail)
  • 1
    (1/2 ounce) container sugar-free lemonade-flavored drink mix (purchased from Aldi's)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, add the frozen blueberries, and the water.
  • Bring water to a boil; stir once or twice while waiting for the water to come to a boil.
  • After the water comes to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, cover the pan, and simmer the berries for 10 minutes.
  • Remove pan from the heat, and strain the water/blueberries.
  • Add the tea bags to the pan, cover the pan, and steep the tea for 1 hour.
  • Remove the tea bags from the pan, and strain the tea twice.
  • Pour the blueberry-tea into a heat proof glass pitcher.
  • To the pitcher, add one tub of the sugar-free lemonade flavored drink mix, and give the mixture a good stir.
  • Add the blueberry juice to the pitcher, and stir.
  • At this point you can immediately serve the tea in a glass filled with ice, or you can chill the tea in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
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