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Apricot-Mint Tea

Apricot-Mint Tea

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Yield: 9 cups
  • Hands On 15 mins
  • Total Time 4 hrs including chilling time

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Canned apricot nectar is the easy, fruity sweetener in this refreshing summer sipper.


  • 6 cups water, divided
  • 6 black tea bags
  • 8 mint sprigs
  • 2 11 1/2 - ounce cans apricot nectar (about 3 cups)
  • Mint sprigs and/or fresh apricot wedges (optional garnish)


  1. In a large saucepan, bring 3 cups of the water to a boil. Remove from heat. Add tea bags and mint; steep 6 minutes.
  2. Remove tea bags. Leave mint in tea, pressing stems and leaves against pan with the back of a spoon to extract flavor. Stir in 3 cups cold water and apricot nectar. Chill, covered, for 4 hours.
  3. Remove and discard mint. Serve over ice, garnished with mint sprigs and/or apricot wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

(Apricot-Mint Tea)

Servings Per Recipe 8, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 0, vit. C (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, carb. (g) 13, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, Folate (µg) 1, Monounsaturated fat (g) 0, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, pro. (g) 0, calcium (mg) 12, vit. A (IU) 1187, iron (mg) 0, fiber (g) 1, sodium (mg) 8, sugar (g) 12, Potassium (mg) 105, cal. (kcal) 51, Fat, total (g) 0

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