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Foolproof Fruited Iced Sun Tea

A deliciously refreshing beverage that's packed with health benefits
Course beverages
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
brew time 4 hours
Servings 4
Calories 3kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 tea bags black, green, or herbal tea
  • 4 cups cold water
  • Fresh fruit - cut into small pieces (optional - any combination of strawberries, orange, peach, raspberries, nectarine)
  • fresh herbs and fresh ginger slices optional

Instructions

  • Tie tea bags together to make it easier to remove them from pitcher.
  • Fill pitcher or jar with cold water and place tea bags inside.
  • Place pitcher on the counter for about 4 hours until tea is fairly dark in color. Or, place the pitcher with tea bags in the refrigerator for 6-12 hours to brew.
  • To serve, place several pieces of fruit and herbs if desired in the bottom of each glass. Using a muddler, or a wooden spoon, mash the fruit to release the juice.
  • Fill the glass with ice and pour the tea over.
  • Add ice to each glass, and brewed tea.

Notes

Store brewed tea in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Nutrition facts include 1/4 cup fresh fruit per serving. 

Nutrition

Calories: 3kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.03g | Saturated Fat: 0.003g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 0.4g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.04mg