Agave-Sweetened Orange Tea
Time: 40 mins
Prep Time: 35 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Units: US | Metric
12 cups cold water, divided
12 black tea bags
2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups Nectave agave nectar (or to taste)
thin orange wedges or mint sprig (to garnish)
saucepan, combine 6 cups cold water and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and
immediately add the tea bags, orange juice, lemon juice and
Nectave agave nectar. Cover
and let stand for 30 minutes.
the lid, allow the tea to cool and remove the tea bags with a slotted spoon. Do
not squeeze bags; it makes tea bitter. Pour into a 1 gallon container, topping
with the additional 6 cups cold water; stir.
serve, ladle into tall glasses filled with ice and garnish with orange wedges
or mint sprigs.