Try this Iced Tea Sangria recipe when you want to change up your iced tea habit and try something different.
It's also a lovely drink to serve at parties and other celebrations.
Why you should try iced tea sangria
When we lived in Georgia, my daughter grew to adore sweet tea. They serve it so sweet there that it makes your teeth ache just to drink it!
I never grew to love it, but she still drinks it. Being a Northerner, I always order my iced tea unsweetened. Then I sweeten it with a no calorie sweetener like powdered monk fruit sweetener.
Since I’ve given up carbonated diet drinks, I now drink iced tea all the time. So, I wanted to come up with a festive party drink that didn’t involve alcohol.
I love fruity sangria and adore iced tea, so I combined the tea and fruit to come up with an iced tea sangria recipe that’s low in calories since the only calories are from fruit. Enjoy!
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Best way to make this recipe for iced tea sangria
To make all my iced tea drink recipes, I use a Takeya Flash Chill Tea Maker. It’s the best iced tea maker in my opinion.
(I just bought a second one so I can have two types of iced tea brewing!)
The Takeya Flash Chill Tea Maker makes iced tea in about 10 minutes, including the time it takes to heat the water and steep the tea.
If you drink a lot of iced tea and hate waiting around for it to cool down, I highly recommend checking the Takeya out!
What kind of tea for ice tea sangria?
You can make this iced tea sangria recipe with your favorite flavors of tea. Black, green or herbal teas would all work well.
If you’re a fan of Starbucks iced teas, save money and make your own at home!
What kind of fruit for an iced tea drink?
For this ice tea fruit recipe, feel free to use any kind of pre-sliced frozen fruit you like.
Not only does using pre-sliced fruit make this recipe super easy and time saving, but since the fruit is frozen, it helps the iced tea sangria stay cool longer.
And if you keep a supply of frozen fruit in the freezer, you can make this healthy ice tea drink any time you want!
What kind of sweetener this sugar free iced tea recipes?
You can add more or less sweetener to this iced tea sangria recipe depending on your preference and the kind of fruit you’re adding to the drink.
Or you can leave the pitcher of iced tea unsweetened and let everyone add sweetener packets to their own glass according to their personal taste.
Serving suggestions for Iced Tea Sangria
To serve this ice tea fruit recipe, scoop out fruit into tall glasses using a long spoon or ladle.
Then pour the iced tea over fruit and serve with a couple of colorful drinking straws.
Straws then can be used as “chopsticks” to pick out fruit when you’re done with your tea!
Love tea recipes?
If you like to drink iced tea, then you must check out these best ice tea and hot tea drinks:
- Your favorite tea (loose or in bags)
- Hot water
- Ice cubes
- 2 pounds frozen fruit
- 3/4 cup powdered monk fruit sweetener or Swerve Sweetener
- Prepare approximately 8 cups of iced tea according to instructions if using the Takeya Flash Chill Tea Maker. (Or make iced tea whatever way you like.)
- Place frozen fruit and sweetener in a tall pitcher. Pour iced tea over fruit and sweetener. Stir to combine.
- To serve, scoop out the fruit into tall glasses using a long spoon, Then pour the iced tea over the fruit and serve with a couple of drinking straws.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 61Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 2gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g
Nutritional information is automatically calculated per the ingredients list. Serving size may not be accurate. Please double-check with your preferred nutritional app for the most accurate information.
Originally published on July 10, 2015. Updated with new pictures and information.