Best Minted Iced Tea

Keep this easy version of an "Arnold Palmer" on hand in the fridge; it's the perfect cooler for a sultry afternoon, or a simple and refreshing pick-me-up any time.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

1
quart boiling water (4 cups)
1
cup sugar
1/2
cup instant tea mix
2
to 4 tablespoons slightly crushed fresh mint leaves
2
quarts cold water (8 cups)
1
can (6 oz) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 1 In 4-quart casserole, mix boiling water, sugar, tea and mint leaves; let stand 15 minutes.
  • 2 Stir in cold water and lemonade. Serve over ice.

Expert Tips

Next time around, use frozen limeade concentrate instead of lemonade.

This citrusy tea can be made up to a day ahead of time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 Cup)
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5mg
5%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
32g
32%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.