Pomegranate Mint Iced Tea

August 19, 2013 | Drinks, Glamp It, Recipes

CK Pomegranate Tea 1 V Pomegranate Mint Iced Tea

From ancient times to tomorrow’s morning show, there’s no disputing that the beautiful pomegranate is a superfood for the ages. Let’s just say it’s probably here to stay. Its many benefits as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and immune support are essentials for hikers and campers everywhere. We’ve paired it with an old staple—mint tea—and have concocted a refreshing summer delight that will make your body and taste buds happy.

Serves 4, about 1 cup each

INGREDIENTS

3 mint tea bags
3-1/2 cups boiling water
3 tablespoons simple syrup
1 cup pomegranate  juice
Fresh mint leaves and lime for garnish

AT HOME

  1. Bring 3-1/2 cups of water to a boil. Pour the boiling water into a 1-quart jug, add the tea bags and steep for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags and let cool.
  2. To make simple syrup: Put the 3 tablespoons of sugar in a small pot (or a microwave-proof cup) with 3 tablespoons water and bring to a simmer. Stir to dissolve the sugar then let cool a bit.
  3. Combine the tea and simple syrup with 1 cup of pomegranate juice in a 1-quart jug with a tight seal. Some of the water will have evaporated while boiling, so it should be full (4 cups).

AT CAMP

  1.  Pour the tea mixture over ice, add a squeeze of lime, a few mint leaves, sit back, and relax.

TRY WITH

Kefta Kebabs
Tzatzkiki
Hummus with Fiery Chili Oil
Tabbouleh

WHAT’S NEXT?

Be sure to rinse out the jug well and save it for next time.

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