Marge's Sweet Tea With Peppermint Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Family sized tea bags3 (Lipton, Tags Removed)
 Mint1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1 Handful)
 Granulated sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon slices4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 196 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.04 g0.06%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.04%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.1 mg0%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g17%

Dietary Fiber 0.5 g2%

Sugars 50 g

Protein 0.16 g0.33%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 10%

Calcium 1% Iron 0.91%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Place the teabags and mint in a pottery or glass pitcher and pour 2 cups cold water over them.
Bring a kettle with 4 cups of water to a rolling boil.
Pour into the pitcher and cover with a small plate.
Let steep for 10 minutes.
Remove the teabags and mint, add the sugar, and stir until dissolved.
Add the lemons, and another 3 cups cold water.
Serve over ice and garnish with a sprig of mint.
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