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Hibiscus Iced Tea


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  • Author: Ingrid DeHart
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Hibiscus Iced Tea is a refreshing beverage with a gorgeous ruby red color. Because of it’s tart flavor, it will cool you down even on the hottest day! Only 3 ingredients and really good for you!  Feel free to scale it up as needed depending on how many people you’re serving.


Ingredients

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  • 4 teaspoons dried hibiscus flowers
  • 4 cups water
  • 35 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (optional), leave out for Whole30

Instructions

  1. Place the hibiscus flowers and water into a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Once the water starts boiling, switch off the flame.
  3. Add mint and maple syrup, if using.
  4. Let the tea steep for 7-10 minutes.
  5. Strain the tea.
  6. Chill in the refrigerator for a couple of hours.
  7. Serve with ice top with lime wheels and sprigs of mint.

Notes

If you want it chilled immediately use 2 tablespoons dried hibiscus and steep 10-12 minutes, strain and pour over ice.

  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Beverage
  • Method: Steep
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Whole30