Lemon Orange Iced Tea

Finally a recipe for iced tea that doesn't have the aftertaste of artificial sweetener. This tangy drink is perfect for those who want to monitor their sugar intake.

Yield

10 servings

Ingredients

2 quarts cold water, divided
6 individual tea bags
2 sprigs fresh mint
1 tub sugar-free lemonade soft drink mix
2 cups orange juice

Directions

In a saucepan, bring 1 quart of water to a boil. Remove from the heat. Add tea bags and mint; let stand for 10 minutes.

Discard tea bags and mint. Pour tea into a large pitcher. Add lemonade drink mix, orange juice and remaining water; stir well. Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Chill Time: 4 hours

Additional Information

This recipe was tested with Crystal Light lemonade-flavored low-calorie soft drink mix. Four to six tubs come in one container.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving (1 cup): Calories 27, Fat 0 (Saturated Fat 0), Cholesterol 0, Sodium 1 mg, Carbohydrate 5 g, Fiber 0, Trace Protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 Fruit.

Recipe Courtesy Of

Dawn Lowenstein, Hatboro, Pennsylvania

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