Friday, March 30, 2012

Mint Iced Tea

So Refreshing for Summer's Hot Weather!


  • English Breakfast or Earl Grey tea bags $
  • peppermint tea bags
  • bunch fresh mint, rinsed and picked over
  • 1/2 cup sugar $


  1. Bring 8 cups water to a boil in a large pot. 
  2. Place tea bags in a large bowl and pour 
  3. boiling water over. Add half of mint; cover
  4.  and steep for 10 minutes. Strain into pitcher,
  5.  discarding tea bags and mint. Stir in sugar to dissolve.
  6.  Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, at least 2 hours.
  7.  Pour into large glasses full of ice cubes.
  8.  Garnish with reserved mint.

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