Are you looking for an alternative to your regular sun tea this summer? Consider brewing this Rooibos (pronounced roy-bos) iced tea flavored naturally with grapefruit.

Not only is this a healthy alternative to sugary drinks, it has less caffeine than most teas. And the grapefruit gives it a citrusy twist that makes it the perfect summertime thirst quencher!

A container of grapefruit and rooibos iced tea — a refreshing spin on a tasty classic.

grapefruit rooibos iced tea recipe

Try this Rooibos iced tea with grapefruit recipe and take advantage of its high levels of naturally-occurring antioxidants and other health benefits.


Yield: 8 servings
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  • 2 - 3 teaspoons Rooibos loose-leaf tea and tea ball, or 2-3 Rooibos tea bags
  • 8 cups water, boiling
  • 1 grapefruit, thick sliced
  • ice


  • Put tea ball or tea bags into hot water and steep 10 minutes.
  • Remove tea ball or tea bags and add grapefruit slices. Refrigerate until chilled.
  • Add ice and stir well before serving.
  • CherylSays
  • Nothing is more refreshing than a big glass of iced tea. Try this tea with the grapefruit for an extra kick!
Calories: 10kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 0.2g, Fat: 0.03g, Saturated Fat: 0.01g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004g, Sodium: 6mg, Potassium: 57mg, Fiber: 0.3g, Sugar: 2g
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