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Citrus Iced Tea with Mint

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + cooling


8 servings

"I think I have finally hit on a recipe for iced tea that doesn't have that artificial sweetener aftertaste," notes Dawn Lowenstein of Hatboro, Pennsylvania.


  • 8 cups water, divided
  • 6 tea bags
  • 1 to 2 mint sprigs
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Crystal Light lemonade drink mix
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • Ice cubes


  1. In a Dutch oven, bring 1 qt. of water to a boil. Add tea bags and mint. Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Strain; discard tea bags and mint.
  2. In a large container, combine lemonade mix and remaining water. Stir in the tea and orange juice. Cool. Serve over ice.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 32 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.

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