Cucumber-Mint Iced Tea

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
6-8 Servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 4 green tea bags
  • 1 cup lightly-packed mint leaves, plus 12 sprigs for garnish
  • 1 cucumber, unpeeled, cut into1/8-inch slices
  • ¼ cup honey
Directions
  • Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove the pan from the heat and add the tea bags, mint leaves and half the cucumber slices. Cover and let steep until cool, about 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine the honey and ¼ cup hot water in a measuring cup and stir until the honey is dissolved.

  • Fill a large glass pitcher with ice, 4 sprigs of mint and a few cucumber slices. Strain the cooled tea into the pitcher and discard the mint and cucumbers. Add the honey mixture and 4 cups of and stir to combine.

  • To serve, pour the tea into tall glasses full of ice. Garnish each glass with a few sprigs of mint and a couple slices of cucumber.

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