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Unsweetened Iced Tea Recipe

Iced tea is a refreshing drink on a hot summer day. But the sugar content in store-bought tea is far more than you need. Try this unsweetened iced tea to cut down on your sugar intake. 
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Tea
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Unsweetened Iced Tea
Appliance: Kettle
Servings: 4 Glasses
Author: Paromita Datta



  • Bring a pot of water to boil over the stove.
  • Depending on how strong you want your tea, add tea bags (black or green) to the water.
  • Allow the tea to steep for 4-6 minutes, then remove the tea bags and allow the tea to cool.
  • Place the tea in the refrigerator and serve over ice.
    Two cocktail glasses filled with iced tea and garnished with mint leaves


You can also add a little lemon juice and mint to your iced tea for a refreshing taste.