Peach Basil Iced Tea

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Lynnda Cloutier
from Mission Viejo, CA

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

Ingredients

  • 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
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How To Make

  • 1
    Mix the tea bags and basil leaves in a large glass measure or heatproof bowl.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.

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