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Homemade Red Iced Tea

This homemade red iced tea with mint is a breeze to make and great if you are looking for an easy and quick way to cool down from the sizzling hot summer.
Prep Time12 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, European
Keyword: homemade iced tea, iced tea, red iced tea
Servings: 1 Liter
Calories: 48kcal
Author: Bebs

Ingredients

  • 3 bags of red tea
  • 1 lemon - squeezed
  • ½ lemon - cut into slices
  • sugar or honey (amount depends on personal preference, I used 3-4 Tablespoons honey)
  • 2 stems fresh mint
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 cups cold water
  • ice cubes

Instructions

  • Add tea bags to the cup of boiled water and steep for 10 minutes.
  • Take out tea bags and add sugar or honey and stir until all grains are dissolved.
  • Transfer the hot tea in a jar or jug and add the lemon juice, lemon slices and mint leaves. Using a wooden spoon, press some of the mint leaves to help infuse tea with mint flavor.
  • Add the cold water and ice cubes and stir.

Nutrition

Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 223mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 85.9mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1mg