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.

Serves 1

Ingredients:

       
  • 1 cup freshly brewed unsweetened tea, cooled
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  • 2 tablespoons lime juice concentrate
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  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish
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  • 5 to 6 ice cubes
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  • Sugar substitute, to taste

Directions:

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)

Serving size: 1 glass
  • Total carbohydrate: 4 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0 g
  • Sodium: 9 mg
  • Saturated fat: 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
  • Total fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Calories: 16
Last Updated: 2014-06-18
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