Instead of loading up on sugar-filled sodas, try some low calorie iced tea. This homemade peach iced tea is perfect for your next backyard party.
8 cup cold water
6 bag English Breakfast tea
1/4 cup sugar
1 large lemon, sliced into 1/4-inch slices
1 piece (2 inches each) fresh ginger, peeled and minced fine or squeezed for ginger juice
1 bunch fresh mint, washed
1 ripe peach, pitted and sliced
- Bring 4 cups of the water to a boil. Add tea bags to the boiled water and let steep for 10 minutes. Pour brewed tea into a serving pitcher.
- Add sugar, lemon and ginger and stir until sugar is dissolved. Drop mint and peach slices into pitcher and add remaining 4 cups of cold water.
- Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled, about 3 hours. Serve over ice.
Serving size: 1 cup
Per Serving: Calories: 31, Fat: 0g, Saturated Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 0mg, Carbohydrates: 8g, Fiber: 0g, Protein: 0g
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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017
Editorial Review: Judy Capodanno, Health eCooking Editorial Director, Baldwin Publishing, Inc. Contact Editor
Dietary Review: Jane Schwartz, RD