By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

To prepare brewed tea, heat water to a simmer, remove from heat and add the tea. Generally, steep 1 teaspoon of tea per 1 cup of water. For this recipe, you can use brewed tea that has been cooled or instant tea.

Number of servings

Serves 1

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup freshly brewed unsweetened tea, cooled
  2. 2 tablespoons lime juice concentrate
  3. 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish
  4. 5 to 6 ice cubes
  5. Sugar substitute, to taste

Directions

In a blender, combine the tea, lime juice, mint leaves and ice cubes. Blend until smooth and frothy. Add sugar substitute for desired sweetness.

Pour into a tall chilled glass and garnish with a mint sprig.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :1 glass

  • Total fat 0 g
  • Calories 16
  • Protein 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 4 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 0 g
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Sugars 0 g
  • Sodium 9 mg
  • Trans fat 0 g
Jun. 18, 2014