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Tangy Hibiscus-Lime Iced Tea
© Reed Davis

Tangy Hibiscus-Lime Iced Tea

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 4 HRS
  • SERVINGS: makes about 2 quarts
  • MAKE-AHEAD

F&W's Melissa Rubel Jacobson created this refreshing, sweet-tart iced tea.

  1. 1 cup each of sugar and warm water
  2. Zest of 4 limes, removed in strips
  3. 8 cups cold water
  4. 3/4 cup dried hibiscus flowers (see Note)
  5. Ice cubes
  1. In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, warm water and lime zest to a boil. Remove from the heat and let steep for 30 minutes. Strain into a measuring cup.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring the cold water and hibiscus flowers to a boil. Remove from the heat; let steep for 20 minutes. Refrigerate until chilled.
  3. Strain the tea into a pitcher. Stir in 1/2 cup of the lime syrup, or more to taste. Serve the tea in tall glasses over ice.
Notes Dried hibiscus is available at health food stores, Latin markets and tea shops. If you can't find hibiscus flowers, you can substitute dried rose hips or Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger tea (which contains hibiscus, rose hips and other herbs).
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