Lime Mint Iced Tea Recipe

Lime Mint Iced Tea is the perfect drink at a summer cookout or family gathering. Learn how to make/prepare Lime Mint Iced Tea by following this easy recipe.
Lime Mint Iced Tea Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
  • 8 cups Water
  • 8 Green Tea Bags
  • 1 bunch Fresh Mint
  • 1½ cups Superfine or Granulated Sugar
  • ½ cup Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice (from 4 medium limes)
  • Ice Cubes
  • 6 Fresh Mint Sprigs (for garnishing)
  • 1 medium Lime (cut into sixths, for garnishing)
How to make Lime Mint Iced Tea:
  • In a medium pot, add water and bring it to a simmer over high heat.
  • On simmering, remove water from heat.
  • Add the tea bags and mint.
  • Cover and let it steep for 10 minutes.
  • Once the tea has steeped, discard the tea bags and add sugar.
  • Stir well, till the sugar has dissolved completely.
  • Cool the tea to room temperature and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
  • When the tea had cooled, remove the mint and stir in the lime juice.
  • Taste the tea and adjust sugar and lime juice accordingly.
  • Place ice cubes in serving glasses.
  • Pour the tea into the glasses and serve with a sprig of mint and a wedge of lime.