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Martha Stewart's Classic Iced Tea

Martha Stewart's Classic Iced Tea
Iced tea with lemon slices and mint on rustic backgroundShutterstock
8 cups

Chef notes

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  • 6 bags black tea
  • 8 wide strips lemon zest
  • 8 wide strips orange zest
  • 8 cups boiling water
  • Ice
  • = Lemon and orange slices (optional)


In a large pot, combine black tea, lemon and orange zest, and boiling water. Let steep 8 minutes. Remove tea bags and let cool to room temperature, about 2 hours. Serve over ice with lemon and orange slices if desired.