Gluten Free Mint Iced Tea Recipe

Lemon verbena, green tea, and fresh mint make an incredibly refreshing trio in this six-ingredient iced tea recipe. Sip on a cool, lightly sweetened drink that tastes like summer in a glass. Fresh lemon slices can be used in the place of verbena if you’re
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 8 servings
8 cups boiling water
1 Tbsp loose Chinese green tea
25 fresh mint sprigs, plus additional for garnish
1/4 cup sugar
3 lemon verbena leaves
Lemon slices, for garnish
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Directions
Step 1

In a heatproof pitcher or a teapot, combine the boiling water and tea leaves. Cover and steep the tea for 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 2

Strain the tea mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl, and discard the tea leaves.

Step 3

Add the mint and steep for 5 minutes. Remove the mint leaves. Add the sugar and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the lemon verbena leaves. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or until completely cooled. Serve over ice, garnished with lemon slices and mint sprigs.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 23
Make this for: Healthy KidsHeart Healthy
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1 cup
Per serving:
calories:23
total fat:0g
sat fat:0g
cholesterol:0mg
sodium:0mg
total carb:6g
fibers:0g
sugars:6g
proteins:0g

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Gluten Free Mint Iced Tea Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 8 servings
8 cups boiling water
1 Tbsp loose Chinese green tea
25 fresh mint sprigs, plus additional for garnish
1/4 cup sugar
3 lemon verbena leaves
Lemon slices, for garnish
Directions
Step 1

In a heatproof pitcher or a teapot, combine the boiling water and tea leaves. Cover and steep the tea for 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 2

Strain the tea mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl, and discard the tea leaves.

Step 3

Add the mint and steep for 5 minutes. Remove the mint leaves. Add the sugar and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the lemon verbena leaves. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or until completely cooled. Serve over ice, garnished with lemon slices and mint sprigs.

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