Blueberry Lemon Mint Iced Tea Recipe

Blueberry Lemon Mint Iced Tea Recipe
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June is National Iced Tea Month! What better way to celebrate than create our very own recipe? Using Tetley's new Black & Green Blend, you'll get the best of both full flavored black tea with the health benefits of green tea.

8
Servings
295
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 16 ounces organic frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 Tetley Black & Green tea bags
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup muddled mint leaves, extra for garnish

Directions

 In a large saucepan, bring blueberries, mint and lemon juice to boil, stirring occasionally for 7 minutes. Remove from heat and pour through a strainer into a bowl. Use the back of a spoon to squeeze juice out if necessary. Using same saucepan, bring water to a boil and add in tea bags. Let stand for 3-5 minutes and discard tea bags.Stir in sugar and blueberry, lemon, mint mixture. Pour contents into a covered pitcher and chill for 1 hour. Serve over ice with mint leaves as garnish.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
16%
Sugar
6g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Carbohydrate, by difference
49g
38%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
262µg
37%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
6mg
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
10µg
11%
Calcium, Ca
197mg
20%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
9g
36%
Folate, total
106µg
27%
Iron, Fe
13mg
72%
Magnesium, Mg
58mg
18%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
189mg
27%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
126mg
8%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
250g
9%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Blueberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Blueberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.