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Iced Tea with Mint and Lemon

Iced Tea with Mint and Lemon
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 4
Sure, it’s easy to find dry mint or lemon infusions at the supermarket. But it’s always more gratifying to prepare this recipe the traditional way. The key is to enjoy this tea cold and even with a tasty sandwich in hand.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tea bags (green or herbal tea)
  • 1 lemon
  • Handful fresh mint
  • Sugar or honey, to taste (optional)

Directions

  • 1
    In a tea pot or deep pot, bring water to a boil.
  • 2
    Peel the lemon, but try to remove only the outermost layer or zest.
  • 3
    Add the zest, mint leaves and tea bags to the boiling water.
  • 4
    Boil for 2 more minutes and add sugar or honey (optional.)
  • 5
    Let it cool and serve over ice and lemon wedges.

  • For a special touch, add a few drops of rum.

No nutrition information available for this recipe

  • Sure, it’s easy to find dry mint or lemon infusions at the supermarket. But it’s always more gratifying to prepare this recipe the traditional way. The key is to enjoy this tea cold and even with a tasty sandwich in hand.
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