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Hot Spiced Pomegranate Tea

  Hot-Pomegranate-Spiced-Tea

Serves 4; 1 cup per serving

Ingredients

  • 1 15.2-ounce bottle pomegranate juice
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 medium orange, cut crosswise into 8 slices
  • 4 cinnamon sticks, each about 3 inches long
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 unflavored tea bags
  • 1/2 medium lemon, cut crosswise into 4 slices
  • 2 orange slices, halved (optional)

 

 

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories                               115
  • Total Fat                             0.0 g
  • Saturated Fat                     0.0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat        0.0 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat     0.0 g
  • Cholesterol                         0 mg
    Sodium                                17 mg
  • Carbohydrates                  29 g
  • Fiber                                    0 g
  • Sugars                                29 g
  • Protein                               1 g

Dietary Exchanges

1 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate

Preparation

  1. In a medium saucepan, stir together the pomegranate juice, water, sugar, orange slices, cinnamon sticks, and cloves. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 8 minutes, or until the flavors blend. Remove from the heat.
  2. Add the tea bags and lemon slices. Steep for 2 minutes. Pour the mixture through a sieve into a teapot, retaining the cinnamon sticks. Pour the tea into cups or mugs. Put a cinnamon stick and halved orange slice in each.

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