Peach Basil Iced Tea Recipe

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Peach Basil Iced Tea

Lynnda Cloutier


Peaches and summertime. They just go together. And this drink has the added taste and fragrance of fresh basil.

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3 oragne pekoe tea bags
1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves
5 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
1 can peach nectar, chilled, 15 oz
peach slices and sprigs of basil, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

Mix the tea bags and basil leaves in a large glass measure or heatproof bowl.
Bring water to a boil in pan and pour over the tea bags. Steep for 5 minutes; strain through a sieve into a heatproof pitcher.
Add sugar and stir til dissolved. Cool and refrigerate, covered for 1 hour or til cold. Stir in peach nectar. serve over ice in tall glasses. Garnish with peach slices and sprigs of basil.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks