Brewing your own iced tea is easier than you could imagine. Use summertime fruit, such as blackberries, to make a low sugar, healthier version.
Author: Dara Michalski | Cookin’ Canuck
Serves: Serves 7
- 6 cups water
- 5 black tea bags, such as Earl Grey
- 12 oz. blackberries, plus more for garnishing
- ¼ cup Coombs Family Farms Grade A Dark Color, Robust Taste Maple Syrup
- Mint, for garnish (optional)
Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Remove from the heat and add the tea bags. Steep for 10 minutes. Remove the tea bags and allow the mixture to cool slightly.
Puree the blackberries in a food processor or blender.
Pour the blackberries mixture through a strainer into a large pitcher. Add the tea and maple syrup to the blackberry mixture, and stir to combine. Taste and add more maple syrup, if desired.
Refrigerate until cold, 1 to 2 hours.
Serve the iced tea over ice. Garnish with fresh blackberries and mint.
Weight Watchers Points: 1 (Points+), 1 (Old Points)
Serving size: 8 ounces | Calories: 55.1 cal | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 13.9g | Sugar: 10.2g | Sodium: 5.1mg | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 0mg