Orange Vanilla Iced Tea
Recipe type: beverage
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Serves: 1 gallon
A refreshing ice tea with hints of sweetness from the vanilla and orange along with the fresh taste of mint.
  • 1 gallon water
  • 3 tea bags
  • 3 T. sugar
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 vanilla bean, cut down the middle
  • ¼ c. fresh mint
  1. Boil the water on a stove. Pour into a large bowl with the tea bags and sugar and steep for 10 minutes.
  2. Add in the juice of 1 orange, the vanilla bean, and 2 tablespoons of chopped mint. Allow to steep for another 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the vanilla bean and then pour the iced tea into a pitcher. Slice the remaining orange into slices and place in the pitcher.
  4. Pour into a glass filled with ice and garnish with fresh mint and an orange slice.
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