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Spiced Tea Russian-Style

Spiced Tea Russian-StyleA dry spiced tea mix that only requires boiling water to make a satisfying beverage with only 18 calories per serving. Stored in an airtight container, it will keep several months.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (0.55-ounce) tub sugar-free lemonade-flavored soft drink mix
1 (0.55-ounce) tub sugar-free orange-flavored breakfast beverage crystals
1 cup unsweetened iced tea mix
1 1/2 cups Equal® Spoonful*
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
Boiling water

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix dry ingredients together, stirring well. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.
  2. For each serving, measure 2 tablespoons mixture (if prepared with Equal® Spoonful) or 1 tablespoon mixture (if prepared with Equal® packets) into a large mug. Fill with 1 cup boiling water. Stir to blend.

Makes 20 servings.

*May substitute 36 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/20 of recipe): calories 18, protein 0 g, carbohydrate 4 g, fat 0 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 16 mg.

Food Exchanges: free food.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.