Thursday, March 6, 2014

Lemonade Iced Tea

The M And M Soulfood Restaurant serve it at on it's tables (half lemonade, half iced tea)…This is similar to an “Arnold Palmer” something refreshing to beat the heat! Give it a shot, something different and fun to bring to a party!

A Southern Living Recipe from www.myrecipes.com

YIELD: Makes 8 cups
COOK TIME: 5 MINUTES
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
STEEP: 10 MINUTES


3 cups water
2 family-size tea bags
1 (1-oz.) package fresh mint leaves (about 1 cup loosely packed)
1/2 cup sugar
4 cups cold water
1 (6-oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
Garnish: fresh citrus slices
Preparation

1. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and stir in fresh mint. Cover and steep 10 minutes.
2. Remove and discard tea bags and mint. Stir in sugar until dissolved.
3. Pour tea into a 3-qt. container, and stir in 4 cups cold water and lemonade concentrate. Serve over ice. Garnish, if desired.