How to make a lime-mint iced tea
A variety of soft drinks in the summer saves not only from the heat, but also from thirst and dehydration. For example, a light mint-lime tea in combination with ice becomes an excellent option for daily consumption.
You will need:
1 liter water; 4 tea bags or 2 teaspoons of tea leaves; 1 cup of mint; 1/4 cup sugar; lime juice 1/4 cup; ice.
Instruction how to make lime mint iced tea
Rinse thoroughly with fresh sprigs of mint, shake off the water and remove any wilted or dried parts. Chop the mint, chop it with a knife. Leave a few whole leaves for decoration. Rinse the limes and squeeze out the juice using a juicer for citrus. Optionally, you can add lime zest tea.
Pour into the pan a liter of clean water. Add it Lapsany bags black tea, a cup of chopped mint and sugar. Put on the fire, bring to a boil and keep on medium heat for about fifteen minutes. Cool.
Remove the tea bags. If instead you are using tea bags tea leaves, strain the drink after cooling, removing all its particles and mint. In this case, the whole mint leaves for decoration needed in larger quantities.
Add the tea is freshly squeezed lime juice. Fill tall glasses with ice, pour lime mint tea and garnish with fresh mint leaves.
In this beverage to impart freshness even greater effect can be added, such as ginger. Take the fresh root, wash and clean it from the hard rind. Chop the root of a knife or rub on a coarse or fine grater. Once you cook the tea and cool it, add chopped ginger and let stand in the refrigerator for two hours. Ginger will give a special spicy flavor, which will help to cope with thirst.