Lemon Iced Tea Recipe

Posted by
Rate It!
Lemon Iced Tea
Add your photo!


  • 2 large lemons
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 cups fresh mint leaves , plus more for garnish
  • 6 black tea bags


  1. Using a vegetable peeler, remove bright yellow peel from lemons. Combine lemon peel and sugar in a medium saucepan with 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Lower heat and simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in mint. Cool to room temperature; strain.
  2. Steep the tea bags in 4 cups of boiling water, covered, for 5 minutes. Then remove tea bags. Stir in syrup, lemon juice, 4 cups cold water, and ice cubes. Serve in tall glasses filled with ice and a few mint leaves.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 975.22 Kcal (4083 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 148.5mg 6%
Potassium 2985.98mg 64%
Total Carbs 216.3g 72%
Sugars 154.14g 617%
Dietary Fiber 50.8g 203%
Protein 1.16g 2%
Vitamin C 251mg 418%
Vitamin A 23.7mg 789%
Iron 2840.4mg 15780%
Calcium 985.4mg 99%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 113.24 Kcal (474 kJ)
Calories from fat 0 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 17.24mg 6%
Potassium 346.72mg 64%
Total Carbs 25.12g 72%
Sugars 17.9g 617%
Dietary Fiber 5.9g 203%
Protein 0.13g 2%
Vitamin C 29.1mg 418%
Vitamin A 2.7mg 789%
Iron 329.8mg 15780%
Calcium 114.4mg 99%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
Search recipes
by ingredients
Construct & Analyze
Your Recipe

Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 18.7
  • 20

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

Share Recipe

Get Your Recipe of Health!
Follow RecipeOfHealth on Facebook!
Scroll to top