Until I moved to Nashville, I had never heard of fruit tea. I was introduced to it at a now defunct restaurant called the Cooker here in Nashville. One of my coworkers talked me into trying it during one of our many lunch runs. I’ve been hooked ever since. Truthfully, it doesn’t bear much resemblence to plain old tea. It’s sweet and fresh with lots of layers of flavor. If you really want to make it interesting, add a little fresh mint to the tea while brewing. If you don’t have time to make tea, pick up some unsweetened tea from your local grocery store.
Sweet and Sassy Fruit Tea
- 5 cups unsweetened tea
- 2 6 oz canned pineapple juice
- 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 cup orange juice
- 2/3 cup sugar
- Combine tea and fruit juices.
- Dissolve sugar with a few tablespoons of water. Add to tea and fruit juices and mix well.
- Chill and serve