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Iced Green Tea

12 cups water

1/4 cup sugar

3 inches fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced

12 to 16 green tea bags

Strawberries

Limes, quartered

Orange peel strips

Ice cubes

In a large saucepan combine water, sugar, and ginger. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; let stand, covered for 3 minutes. Remove tea bags. Strain ginger from tea; discard ginger.

Transfer tea to a 1-gallon pitcher or punch bowl. Cover; cool 1 hour. If desired, chill.

Meanwhile, on a 12-inch wooden skewer alternate strawberries, lime quarters, and orange peel strips. Place skewer inside pitcher or punch bowl as a decorative swizzle stick. Serve tea in glasses over ice cubes.

Makes about 12 (8-ounce) servings.

Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare tea, cover and cool several hours. Chill up to 24 hours.

Nutritional Information
Nutritional facts per serving
calories: 24, total fat: 0g, saturated fat: 0g, cholesterol: 0mg, sodium: 7mg, carbohydrate: 6g, fiber: 0g, protein: 0g, vitamin A: 0%, vitamin C: 15%, calcium: 0%, iron: 0%

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