Southern Sweet Tea

Southern Sweet Tea
Servings: 12 Yield: servings Prep 5 mins Soak 30 mins


  • 10 black tea bags (such as Lipton)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 lemon, sliced, plus more slices for garnish (optional)

Make It

1. Secure tea bags around the handle of a small lidded pot filled with 4 cups water. Bring to a boil. Turn off heat, stir in sugar and cover. Let steep 30 minutes. Cool completely.

2. Pour cooled tea into a pitcher with 4 cups cold water. Add lemon slices and enough ice to fill pitcher. Serve over ice in tall glasses. Garnish with more lemon slices, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 31, Fat, total (g): , chol. (mg): , sat. fat (g): , carb. (g): 9, fiber (g): , pro. (g): , sodium (mg): , Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.