Sue Adams’ Minted Iced Tea


  • 3 tea bags
  • 1 quart boiling water
  • cup sugar (optional if you’re making unsweetened)
  • large lemon, sliced into .5 inch slices
  • 1 bunch fresh mint
  • ice

Brew tea in boiling water, letting steep for 10 minutes. While brewing, add mint, placed in a brew basket or tea filter. Remove mint and pour brewed tea into a serving pitcher. And sugar and lemon and stir until sugar is dissolved. Chill. Add ice and enjoy!

Sun Tea:
Fill jar with water, tea and mint leaves that have been placed in a tea filer or brew basket. Place in the sun for at least 5 hours. Remove tea filer, add lemon and ice and enjoy!