Marge's Sweet Tea With Peppermint Recipe


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


 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


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.