Southern Sweet Tea


With no added sugar and just 4 ingredients, it's pretty much a sin not to make this delectable sweet tea.

Southern Sweet Tea
  • 3 cups water

  • 2 family size tea bags

  • 10 teaspoons Splenda

  • 2 cups water

  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon

  1. Bring 3 cups water to a boil. Pour over tea bags. Cover and steep 10 min. Remove and discard tea bags. Stir in Splenda and add 2 cups cold water. Serve

Nutritional Facts

Calories - 73
Total Fat - 3g
Saturated Fat - 2g
Sodium - 39mg
Carbohydrates - 10g
Fiber - 1g
Sugars - 9g
Protein - 3g

snacks drinks tea ultra-low-carb

15 replies

vonniechoate 2017-05-09 13:49:26 -0500 Report

before diabetes we would take 2 cups of the water and add the sugar to it and heat til sugar was completely dissolved no granular taste,

codered51 2017-03-09 17:55:08 -0600 Report

Sorry can't rate thus yet. What are family size tea bags. ( not meaning to sound stupid) I just never heard of that before. I'd seriously like to try this this summer

Doll4 2012-02-23 22:54:24 -0600 Report

I too love sweet tea and have missed it a lot till I read your recipe, Thank you very much.

queenbyrd 2011-06-10 20:06:57 -0500 Report

Love my sweet tea..I make it daily..I just don't add sweetner..I allow everyone to add their own.

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Debe Pendice 2009-05-25 23:10:50 -0500 Report

I make something similar to this. I just don't add the packets and let everyone sweeten their own to their taste…Debe

cyncyn 2009-04-26 22:43:34 -0500 Report

i need this one. always try to have ice cold tea for company. most of company drinks tea. will try this one.

Avera 2009-04-26 21:56:33 -0500 Report

Sounds like an excellent recipe to me. It is nice to have a recipe to make lots in case company comes.