Citrus Tea with Tarragon

This soothing sweet and fruity tea is the perfect beverage for a relaxing, stress-free afternoon.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Stand: 20 mins
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Citrus Tea with Tarragon
Ingredients
1/2
cup orange juice
1/2
cup sugar
1/4
cup honey
1/4
cup cold water
3
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons lime juice
1/2
cup packed fresh tarragon leaves
8
cups water
4
Earl Grey tea bags
 
Orange slices (optional)
 
Fresh tarragon sprigs (optional)
Directions
  1. In a small saucepan combine orange juice, sugar, honey, 1/4 cup cold water, lemon juice, and lime juice. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; and let stand 15 minutes.
  2. Place citrus mixture in a blender. Add 1/2 cup tarragon leaves; cover and blend 30 seconds. Line a fine mesh strainer with a double-thickness of cheesecloth. Strain citrus mixture through the sieve; discard any solids.
  3. In a large saucepan bring the 8 cups water to boiling. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep for 5 minutes. Remove and discard tea bags. Stir strained citrus mixture into tea. Garnish each serving with orange slices and a tarragon sprig. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Citrus Tea with Tarragon)
    Per serving:
  • 91 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 10 mg sodium,
  • 24 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 23 g sugar,
  • 0 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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