Pineapple Iced Tea

With five teenagers, we go through lots of beverages. This thirst-quenching tea is easy to mix up and had a sparkling citrus flavor we all enjoy.

 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 7 individual tea bags
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • Optional garnishes: pineapple wedges, lemon slices and fresh mint leaves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil; remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep, covered, 3-5 minutes according to taste. Discard tea bags. Stir in sugar until dissolved. Transfer to a pitcher; cool slightly. Stir in fruit juices.
  • Refrigerate, covered, overnight. Serve over ice. Garnish as desired.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 43 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.

 

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