Two small glasses filled with iced tea infused with fruits and mint
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Best Tropical Iced Tea Recipe

Enjoy this tropical healthy iced tea drink and keep yourself hydrated in the summer!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Mediterranean, American
Keyword: iced tea
Appliance: Refrigerator, Stove
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 4 teabags of basic iced tea (green, white, oolong or herbal tea can also be used)
  • 6-8 cups of water (depending on how strong you want the tea to be)
  • 4 slices of lemon
  • 1 tsp of honey/preferred sweetener (optional)


  • To make basic iced tea, bring the water to a boil in a stainless steel pot.
  •  Lower the heat to a simmer and add the tea bags.
  • Allow the tea to steep for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow the tea to cool for 5-10 minutes. Additionally, you can add a tsp of honey or your preferred sweetener. 
  • Pour the tea over ice. Add the lemon slices and allow the tea to chill for 3-5 minutes before serving. You can also refrigerate it for an hour.


You can add any other fruit flavor to the tea to enhance the taste.