How To Make Pomegranate-Orange Pekoe Iced Tea
Quench your thirst with a refreshing and fruity glass of this orange-flavored pekoe iced tea; made with pomegranate juice for added tart tones.
Prepare the basic simple syrup as directed, adding the strips of orange zest before bringing it to a boil. Remove from the heat and let steep for 30 minutes.
Strain the orange syrup into a large measuring cup.
In a large saucepan, bring the cold water to a boil.
Remove from the heat and add the tea bags, then let steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags and let them cool to room temperature. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until chilled.
Pour the tea and pomegranate juice into a large pitcher. Stir in ¾ cup of the orange syrup, or more to taste. Refrigerate the rest for later use.
Serve in 8 tall glasses over ice, garnished with a slice of orange. Enjoy!
- Calories: 56.74kcal
- Fat: 0.24g
- Saturated Fat: 0.06g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g
- Carbohydrates: 13.96g
- Fiber: 1.24g
- Sugar: 12.47g
- Protein: 0.56g
- Sodium: 15.18mg
- Calcium: 33.61mg
- Potassium: 223.38mg
- Iron: 0.11mg
- Vitamin A: 5.40µg
- Vitamin C: 26.20mg
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