Blackberry-Lemon-Mint Tea

blackberry-lemon-mint tea


Blackberry-Lemon-Mint Tea
Serves: Makes about 2 quarts
  • 2 quarts water
  • 6 Luzianne Iced Tea family-size tea bags
  • 8 fresh mint leaves, torn
  • 8 cups fresh blackberries
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Garnish: lemon slices, fresh mint
  1. In a large saucepan, bring 2 quarts water to a boil. Remove from heat, add tea bags and mint, and let stand for 15 minutes. Discard tea bags.
  2. In a very large bowl, stir together blackberries, sugar, and lemon zest. Pour tea over blackberry mixture, and let stand for 20 minutes.
  3. Strain tea mixture into a large pitcher, discarding solids. Refrigerate until cold. Serve over ice, and garnish with lemon and mint, if desired.
Two (16-ounce) packages thawed frozen blackberries can be used in place of fresh.