Naturally Sweetened Iced Green Tea


  • ¼ cup lime juice, plus 3 limes sliced for garnish
  • ¼ cup lemon juice, plus 2 lemons sliced for garnish
  • 5 cups water
  • 5 tea bags, Jasmine Green Tea Bags
  • ¼ cup honey, plus more if desired
  • 18 mint leaves


  • Transfer lime juice and lemon juice to a large pitcher.

  • Bring 2 cups of water to boil in a medium saucepan. Once the water reaches 170 to 185°F, add 5 green tea bags into the hot water.

  • Steep for 3 minutes or according to package instructions.

  • Using a large spoon, gently press the tea bags against the pan to extract the tea further. Carefully remove and discard the tea bags from the saucepan.

  • Add honey, and stir until dissolved. Pour tea and honey mixture into the pitcher.

  • Add 3 cups of cold water to the pitcher. Stir until well blended. Add more honey if desired.

  • Serve chilled green tea with ice cubes, a few lime slices, lemon slices and 3 fresh mint leaves in each glass.

Service Section: Shabbat Blessings