Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Lemon Mint Iced Tea

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

Make it extra indulgent by muddling a bit more mint, sugar, and lemon juice in each glass and adding a shot of rum along with the tea mixture.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 cups water
  • 6 regular size tea bags
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh mint leaves
  • Juice from 4 medium lemons
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon slices
  • Mint sprigs

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, combine sugar and 2 cups water. Heat over medium heat until sugar has dissolved, 2 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Pour the remaining 6 cups water into a large saucepan; cover and bring to a boil. Remove from heat; add tea bags and mint. Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Strain into a large pitcher. Stir in sugar/water mixture; cover and refrigerate until chilled. Stir in lemon juice. Place ice cubes in glasses; pour lemon mint iced tea over ice cubes; garnish with lemon slices and mint sprigs. Makes 10 servings.

Notes

An acrylic pitcher from Oneida is perfect for outdoor entertaining.

http://www.theharriedhousewife.com/harried-housewifes-recipe-box/lemon-mint-iced-tea-2/

Thanks to Oneida for providing serveware

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