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Refreshing Mint Lemon Iced Tea for Summer

Cool off with a refreshing mint lemon iced tea, a perfect blend of tangy lemon and soothing mint. This delicious and easy-to-make drink is ideal for warm weather and sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

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mint lemon iced tea served in a glass jar
ingredients for mint lemon iced tea
mint leaves blended in a blender
boiled black tea leaves concoction in a saucepan
mint lemon iced tea in a pitcher
mint lemon iced tea served in a glass
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mint lemon iced tea served in a glass

Mint Lemon Iced Tea

Yield: 4 glasses
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooling & Chilling Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

Cool off with a refreshing mint lemon iced tea, a perfect blend of tangy lemon and soothing mint. This delicious and easy-to-make drink is ideal for warm weather and sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves (plus some extra sprigs for garnish)
  • 6 cups of water
  • ½ Tbsp loose black tea
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds powder
  • 4-5 lemons (small size)

Instructions

  1. Begin by blending mint leaves in a blender to form a paste.
  2. Add 2 cups of water, black tea, sugar, and fennel seeds powder in a saucepan. Bring this mixture to a boil, then simmer until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let the tea cool to room temperature before further handling.
  3. Once cooled, strain the mixture in a pitcher, and add the pureed mint leaves, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and remaining cups of water. Stir and keep it in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  4. Finally, serve your mint lemon iced tea chilled (or over ice cubes), garnished with lemon slices and additional mint leaves, and enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 83Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 19mgCarbohydrates 23gFiber 4gSugar 15gProtein 1g

The nutrition info calculated is just a rough estimate and is provided as a courtesy. Bear in mind that value will vary based on variables like a specific brand or type of product used. To obtain the most accurate representation, it is highly recommended that you calculate it on your own with the actual amount and type of ingredient used.

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