Iced Honeydew Mint Tea Recipe

Iced Honeydew Mint Tea Recipe
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Iced Honeydew Mint Tea Recipe

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I grow mint in the garden on my balcony. In this minty tea, I blend two of my favorite beverages—Moroccan mint tea and honeydew agua fresca. —Sarah Batt Throne, El Cerrito, California
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 24 fresh mint leaves
  • 8 individual green tea bags
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 5 cups diced honeydew melon, divided
  • 3 cups ice cubes, divided
  • Additional ice cubes

Directions

In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil; remove from heat. Add mint leaves and tea bags; steep, covered, 3-5 minutes according to taste, stirring occasionally. Discard mint and tea bags. Stir in sugar.
Place 2-1/2 cups honeydew, 2 cups tea and 1-1/2 cups ice in a blender; cover and process until blended. Serve over additional ice. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Iced Honeydew Mint Tea in Simple & Delicious June/July 2016

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 83 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 15mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.

  • 4 cups water
  • 24 fresh mint leaves
  • 8 individual green tea bags
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 5 cups diced honeydew melon, divided
  • 3 cups ice cubes, divided
  • Additional ice cubes
  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil; remove from heat. Add mint leaves and tea bags; steep, covered, 3-5 minutes according to taste, stirring occasionally. Discard mint and tea bags. Stir in sugar.
  2. Place 2-1/2 cups honeydew, 2 cups tea and 1-1/2 cups ice in a blender; cover and process until blended. Serve over additional ice. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Iced Honeydew Mint Tea in Simple & Delicious June/July 2016

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