Drinking Lipton Iced Tea is a light and refreshing treat that complements many different varieties of light meals and snacks. Check out our archive of suggested recipes to accompany your Lipton Iced Tea!

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups (325 mL) lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) extra-virgin olive_oil
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) balsamic_vinegar
  • Pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1 pkg (340 g) mozzarella ball
  • 4 tomatoes, preferably plum
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) thinly sliced red onion

Preparation:

In food processor or blender, puree 1/3cup (75 mL) of the basil, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper until smooth. (Make-ahead. Refrigerate in airtight containerfor up to 4 hours; shake before using.)
Cut mozzarella into 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick slices. Cut tomatoes into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices. On large serving platter, alternately layer cheese, tomatoes and remaining basil in concentric circles. Sprinkle with onion. (Make-ahead: Cover and reftigeratefor up to 4 hours.)
Drizzle dressing over salad.

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Green and Yellow Bean Salad

Green and Yellow Bean Salad

Ingredients

  • 12 oz (375 g) each green and yellow beans
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) extra-virgin olive_oil
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) wine_vinegar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) grainy mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
  • Half red onion, thinly sliced

Preparation:

Fill bowl with ice water. In large pot of boiling salted water, blanch green beans until tender-crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer to ice water; stir until cold. Drain on towel-lined plate. Repeat with yellow beans. (Make-ahead: Wrap and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.)

In large bowl, whisk together oregano, oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper. Add onion and green and yellow beans; toss to combine.

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