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This Strawberry Sweet Tea recipe is made with freshly brewed tea, fresh strawberries and sweetener. The perfect summertime drink
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Strawberry Sweet Tea
Servings: 4
Calories: 41kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 4 cups water
  • 4 tea bags (regular size, not family size)
  • 1 pint strawberries divided use
  • 8 packets Equal® 0-calorie sweetener (to taste)
  • 2 tsp strawberry extract optional
  • ice (or frozen strawberries to keep cold)


  • In a medium pot, bring 4 cups of water to a simmer.
  • Once it comes to a simmer, turn off heat.
  • Then add tea bags to the pot and let it steep.
  • While your tea is steeping, work on the strawberries. Set aside 5 strawberries (to use as a garnish for your drinks.)
  • Take the rest of the strawberries and remove the stems (discard those) and slice the strawberries in half.
  • Pop the strawberries into a blender or food processor.
  • Blend until liquified.
  • Once your tea has finished steeping, pour it into a large pitcher.
  • Then pour the contents of the packets of Equal® into the brewed tea.
  • Give it all a stir to dissolve.
  • Next, take the strawberries you blended earlier and strain them over the sweetened tea.
  • Stir in strawberry extract (if using.)
  • Finally, add ice cubes OR frozen strawberries to the tea to cool it down.
  • Serve with strawberries as a garnish on top!


You can add all of the strawberry pulp (unstrained) into the tea. Give it all a good stir, then strain the entire tea mixture. The thinner liquid will be a bit easier to strain.


Calories: 41kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 69.5mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.5mg