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Mint Lime Southern Sweet Tea

This Lime sweet is just right!!! Not too sweet, not too bitter. This Lime Tea is a delicious alternative on the classic sweet tea and no southern home is complete in the spring without it.

Mint Lime Southern Sweet Tea

A quite Refreshing and refined, sweet tea that is the American South’s thirst quencher of choice. Pure pleasure in a glass.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Cooling & Steeping3 hrs 45 mins
Total Time4 hrs
Course: Drinks, Tea
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lime, Mint, Southern Tea
Servings: 12 cups
Calories: 60kcal


  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
  • 3-Quart Saucepan
  • 9" Wire Whisk


  • 12 cups Water divided
  • 1 Gallon-size black tea bag
  • cups Sugar
  • Lime rounds or wedges
  • Sprigs of fresh mint


  • Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add tea bag, cover, and steep 5–10 minutes.
  • Remove bag, squeeze dry, then stir in the sugar until dissolved. Add the remaining 8 cups water; chill until cold.
  • Serve tea over ice with limes and mint sprigs.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories60
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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