Iced Grapefruit Mate Tea Recipe

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Iced Grapefruit Mate Tea Recipe
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Adding vitamin-C packed citrus to tea can assist with detoxing the digestive system, says Dr. Salerno.

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3
Servings
26
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 12 bags mate tea
  • 1 Dash of simple syrup (optional)
  • 3 Cups water
  • 1 whole grapefruit, chopped

Directions

Boil water, then turn off heat. Allow tea bags and grapefruit to steep 5-10 minutes. Meanwhile, dissolve 1 part sugar into 1 part boiling water for simple syrup. Remove tea bags and pour tea into a gallon pitcher. Fill pitcher the rest of the way with cool water. Stir in no more than a tablespoon of simple syrup if the tea is too bitter. Chill 2-3 hours. Serve over ice.

Grapefruit 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.

Grapefruit 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.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
6g
N/A
Protein
0.5g
1.1%
Carbs
7g
2%
Vitamin A
2µg
N/A
Vitamin C
26mg
44%
Vitamin E
0.1mg
0.5%
Calcium
17mg
2%
Fiber
0.9g
3.5%
Folate (food)
8µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
8µg
2%
Magnesium
10mg
2%
Niacin (B3)
0.2mg
1.1%
Phosphorus
6mg
1%
Potassium
121mg
3%
Sodium
10mg
N/A

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