Southern Sweet Tea with Lime & Mint


Southern Sweet Tea with Lime & Mint

Refreshing and refined, sweet tea is the American South’s thirst quencher of choice. This is pure pleasure in a glass.


12 cups

Total Time

10 minutes

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Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add tea bag, cover, and steep 510 minutes.

Remove bag, squeeze dry, then stir in the sugar until dissolved. Add the remaining 8 cups water; chill until cold.

Serve tea over ice with limes and mint sprigs.

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