Food Recipes Cold-Brew Iced Tea 5.0 (2) 1 Review Instead of breaking out the tea kettle in steamy summer months, brew tea bags in cold water for a naturally sweet (and less acidic) beverage. Sip the tea straight from the mason jar, or screw on the lid and pack 'em up for a picnic. By Grace Elkus Grace Elkus Grace Elkus is a food writer and editor with over a decade of experience in culinary media. Highlights: * Associate food editor at Real Simple, where she developed recipes, wrote food stories, and assisted with styling * Deputy food director at Kitchn, where she and her team were responsible for 100 recipes a month * Currently the content lead for JOKR Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on July 20, 2016 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Grace Elkus Hands On Time: 5 mins Total Time: 8 hrs 5 mins Yield: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 tea bags (white or green tea works best) 1 large lemon, sliced Directions Place the tea bags in 4 (12-oz) Mason jars with lids. (You should have 2 tea bags per jar.) Pour 1½ cups of cold water into each jar. Seal the jars with the lids and refrigerate for 6 to 8 hours, or overnight. Remove the tea bags and add two lemon slices and ice to each jar. Or, experiment with different flavors, such as Ginger and Honey, or Peach and Mint. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 5 Calories 1g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 5 % Daily Value * Total Carbohydrate 1g 0% Total Sugars 1g Calcium 5mg 0% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.