Sparkling Asian Pear and Mint Iced Tea
Snixy Kitchen
Snixy Kitchen
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  • 6 servings Ingredients For the Iced Tea
  • 6 black tea bags 24 ounces boiling water 3-4 large Asian Pears, peeled and cored 24 mint leaves 8 ounces of simple syrup (recipe below) 18 ounces sparkling water For the simple syrup ½ cup + 2 tablespoons water ½ cup + 2 tablespoons sugar Instructions Steep 6 tea bags in 24 ounces of boiling water for 4-5 minutes. Remove the tea bags and refrigerate the tea to chill. Prepare the simple syrup. Boil equal parts water want sugar over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and refrigerate the simple syrup. Purée the pears until smooth in a blender or food processor. To remove any chunks, squeeze the puréed pears through a cheese cloth or press through a fine metal sieve. Pour the pear purée into a pitcher and muddle the mint leaves with the pear purée. Stir the chilled black tea and simple syrup into the pear purée and return to the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just before serving, stir in 18 ounces of sparkling water and serve over ice. 3.2.2802



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