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Mango-Rum Iced Tea

Tea is a great calorie-free ingredient that adds lots of flavor. Make sure to purchase either the black or green varieties, not those labeled "flavored sweetened iced tea mixes," which contain about 80 calories a glass.
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Mango-Rum Iced Tea

Servings

4

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Calories

0

Author:

Giada De Laurentiis

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Ingredients

  • 7 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 7 mango black tea bags (such as Republic of Tea)
  • 11/4 cups dark rum
  • 1 medium fresh ripe mango (peeled, pitted, and finely chopped)
  • 1 lime (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 orange (thinly sliced Ice cubes)

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil. Add the tea bags, remove the pan from the heat, and let steep for 5 minutes. Discard the bags and let the tea cool to room temperature.
  2. Transfer the cooled tea to a pitcher, add the rum, mango, and the lime and orange slices. Cover and refrigerate until the tea is cold and the flavors have melded, at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours.
  3. To serve, pour the tea into tall glasses filled with ice cubes and garnish with fruit from the pitcher.
  4. Variations:
  5. Passion Fruit Papaya-Rum Iced Tea: Replace the mango tea bags with passion fruit‚ papaya tea bags. Replace the mango with chopped fresh papaya.
  6. Peach-Ginger Iced Black Tea with Bourbon: Replace the mango tea bags with peach-ginger black tea bags and replace the dark rum with bourbon or whiskey. Replace the mango with chopped fresh or frozen peaches.
  7. Cranberry Blood Orange Iced Tea with Vodka: Replace the mango tea bags with cranberry blood orange tea bags and replace the dark rum with vodka. Replace the mango with blood or regular oranges.
  8. *Calories Per Serving: 108

Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutrition Serving Size
4
per serving
Calories
0
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Carbs
19 grams
Protein
1 grams
Sodium
19 milligrams
Fiber
2 grams
Sugar
16 grams
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