Iced Green Tea

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.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
12
SERVING SIZE
8  ounce
PREP TIME
25 mins

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.

Iced Green Tea
SERVINGS
12
SERVING SIZE
8  ounce
PREP TIME
25 mins
Ingredients
  • 12   cups water
  • 1/4  cup sugar
  • 3   inches fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 12 - 16   green tea bags
  •  Strawberries
  •  Limes, quartered
  •  Orange peel strips
  •  Ice cubes
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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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