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Fruit Blast Sage Iced Tea


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sue Bee® honey
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups chopped rhubarb
  • 1 cup pitted red tart cherries
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh sage leaf
  • 4 small tea bags
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • lemon slice

Directions

  • Place water, rhubarb and cherries in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Cover pan, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  • Strain mixture through a sieve, pressing fruit – fruit should be cooked to a pulp.
  • Discard pressed fruit pulp.
  • Return strained mixture to the saucepan and heat until it just starts to boil.
  • Add tea bags, fresh sage and balsamic vinegar.
  • Allow to steep away from heat, covered, for 6-8 minutes.
  • Strain mixture, removing sage and tea bags.
  • When slightly cool, place 5 cups cold water into a pitcher and add tea.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup Sue Bee® honey until it dissolves.
  • Serve tea on ice, garnished with a lemon slice, if desired.
Categories: Drinks Lemon Recipes Tea
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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