Iced Green Tea

Plump strawberries, quartered limes, and orange peel curls on a bamboo skewer create a fruit-laced swizzle stick sure to cause a stir inside your iced tea pitcher.



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Servings: 12
Serving size: 8  ounce
Prep Time: 25 mins
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Ingredients
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    12   cups 
    water
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    1/4  cup 
    sugar
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    3   inches 
    fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
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    12 - 16   
    green tea bags
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    Strawberries
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    Limes, quartered
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    Orange peel strips
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    Ice cubes

Directions
1.
In a large saucepan combine water, sugar, and ginger. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; let stand, covered for 3 minutes. Remove tea bags. Strain ginger from tea; discard ginger.
2.
Transfer tea to a 1-gallon pitcher or punch bowl. Cover; cool 1 hour. If desired, chill.
3.
Meanwhile, on a 12-inch wooden skewer alternate strawberries, lime quarters, and orange peel strips. Place skewer inside pitcher or punch bowl as a decorative swizzle stick. Serve tea in glasses over ice cubes. Makes about 12 (8-ounce) servings.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Prepare tea, cover and cool several hours. Chill up to 24 hours.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 24, carb. (g) 6, vit. C (mg) 9, sodium (mg) 7, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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