Cucumber-Mint Iced Tea

READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    green tea bags
  • 1
    cup lightly-packed mint leaf, plus 12 sprigs for garnish
  • 1
    cucumber, unpeeled, cut into 1/8-inch slices
  • 14
    cup honey
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove the pan from the heat and add the tea bags, mint leaves and half the cucumber slices. Cover and let steep until cool, about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine the honey and 1/4 cup hot water in a measuring cup and stir until the honey is dissolved.
  • Fill a large glass pitcher with ice, 4 sprigs of mint and a few cucumber slices. Strain the cooled tea into the pitcher and discard the mint and cucumbers. Add the honey mixture and 4 cups of and stir to combine.
  • To serve, pour the tea into tall glasses full of ice. Garnish each glass with a few sprigs of mint and a couple slices of cucumber.
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