Minted Mango Tea2013-01-25
Add a sweet twist to iced tea with mango and mint when you make this minted mango tea recipe.
- 1 cup chopped refrigerated mango slices
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 8 green tea bags
- 2 mint sprigs
- 4 cups boiling water
- 1 – 2 tablespoons sugar
Place the chopped mango and pineapple juice in a blender container or food processor bowl. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate the pureed mixture.
Meanwhile, in a large glass bowl, pour boiling water over the tea bags and mint sprigs. Cover and let steep 5 minutes. Remove and discard the tea bags and mint sprigs. Cool, covered, for 1 hour. Chill for 2 hours.
Transfer the chilled tea to a 2-quart pitcher; add the pureed mango mixture and sugar. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
To serve, pour the tea mixture into ice-filled glasses. Garnish each glass with an additional mango slice and a pineapple star.