Southern Strawberry Sweet Iced Tea
Serves: 6 servings
  • 4-5 family-size tea bags (I use Luzianne)
  • 6 cups water, divided
  • 4 cups ripe strawberries (makes about 1 cup of juice)
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • Frozen or fresh strawberries, mint (optional garnish)
  1. In a small pot, bring two cups of water to a boil.(could also heat in microwave)
  2. Remove from heat and add tea bags.
  3. Let tea bags steep for 10 minutes before discarding the tea bags.
  4. Meanwhile, dice up strawberries.
  5. Place in a food processor and puree.
  6. Strain pureed strawberries through a mesh strainer, reserving the juice and discarding the pulp.
  7. In a large pitcher add tea, strawberry juice and sugar.
  8. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  9. Stir in 4 cups of cold water.
  10. Refrigerate until ice cold.
  11. Pour over ice and serve immediately.
  12. If desired used frozen strawberries as ice cubes and fresh strawberries or mint as garnish.
Recipe by Divas Can Cook at