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Orange-Earl Grey Iced Tea

Orange-Earl Grey Iced Tea
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Get a little pick-me-up with this orange-infused Earl Grey iced tea. Tea is rich in a class of antioxidants called flavonoids that may help reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and diabetes, plus help you have healthier teeth and gums and stronger bones. You can help preserve the flavonoids in iced tea by adding something acidic—like the orange juice in this recipe.

Ingredients
Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes (including 2 hours chilling time)
  • 1/4 cup
    loose Earl Grey tea, or 12 Earl Grey tea bags
  •  
    Peel of 1 orange, plus orange wedges for garnish
  • 4 cups
    boiling water
  • 3/4 cup
    orange juice
  • 1/4 cup
    sugar
  • 4 cups
    cold water
Instructions
  1. Steep loose tea (or tea bags) and orange peel in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Strain the tea (or remove tea bags and orange peel) and pour into a large pitcher. Stir in orange juice and sugar until the sugar is dissolved. Add cold water. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Serve over ice with orange wedges, if desired.

 

Nutritional Information

Makes: 8 servings, about 1 cup each
  • Calories35
  • Fat0 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates9 g
    • Dietary fiber0 g
  • Protein0 g
  • Sodium5 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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