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Citrus Tea with Tarragon

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 15 mins Stand 20 mins
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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 91,
  • Fat, total (g) 0,
  • chol. (mg) 0,
  • sat. fat (g) 0,
  • carb. (g) 24,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 0,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0,
  • fiber (g) 0,
  • sugar (g) 23,
  • pro. (g) 0,
  • vit. A (IU) 340,
  • vit. C (mg) 17,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 12,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 10,
  • Potassium (mg) 77,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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