Lemon Berry Iced Tea
by Heather H. of Kitchen Concoctions: www.kitchen-concoctions.com
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 3 minutes Yields: 5 cups
A naturally sweetened ice tea flavored with fresh summer berries and tart lemon juice.
5 cups water
2 tablespoons instant unsweetened tea
½ cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries)
4 packets Pure Via® stevia
In a pitcher, stir together 4 cups water, tea and lemon juice. Set aside.
In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, combine remaining 1 cup water, berries and stevia packets. Simmer for 3-4 minutes, breaking up/mashing the berries with a masher or wooden spoon as they cook. Remove from heat, and strain berry juice into pitcher with tea.
Let tea cool and serve over ice. Store in refrigerator for up to one week.