Minty-lime iced tea
To prepare brewed tea, heat water to a simmer, remove from heat and add the tea. Generally, steep 1 teaspoon of tea per 1 cup of water. For this recipe, you can use brewed tea that has been cooled or instant tea.
- 1 cup freshly brewed unsweetened tea, cooled
- 2 tablespoons lime juice concentrate
- 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish
- 5 to 6 ice cubes
- Sugar substitute, to taste
In a blender, combine the tea, lime juice, mint leaves and ice cubes. Blend until smooth and frothy. Add sugar substitute for desired sweetness.
Pour into a tall chilled glass and garnish with a mint sprig.
Nutritional analysis per serving
Total carbohydrate: 4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Dietary fiber: 0 g
Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
Protein: 0 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Serving size: 1 glass
Sodium: 9 mg
Total fat: 0 g
DASH Eating Plan Servings
Diabetes Meal Plan Choices
Dairy foods (low-fat or fat-free): 1
Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid Servings
Last Updated Apr 6, 2017