Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe

Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe
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Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea Recipe

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I grow mint on my balcony, and this refreshing beverage is a wonderful way to use it. It combines two of my favorite drinks—Moroccan Mint Tea and Honeydew Agua Fresca. For extra flair, add some ginger ale. —Sarah Batt Throne, El Cerrito, California
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 12 fresh mint leaves
  • 4 individual green tea bags
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups diced honeydew melon
  • 1-1/2 cups ice cubes
  • Additional ice cubes

Directions

In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add mint and tea bags. Cover and steep for 3-5 minutes. Discard mint and tea bags. Stir in the sugar.
In a blender, process honeydew until blended. Add 1-1/2 cups ice and tea; process until blended. Serve over additional ice. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea in Healthy Cooking Annual Recipes Annual 2012, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 81 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 9mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.

  • 2 cups water
  • 12 fresh mint leaves
  • 4 individual green tea bags
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups diced honeydew melon
  • 1-1/2 cups ice cubes
  • Additional ice cubes
  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from the heat; add mint and tea bags. Cover and steep for 3-5 minutes. Discard mint and tea bags. Stir in the sugar.
  2. In a blender, process honeydew until blended. Add 1-1/2 cups ice and tea; process until blended. Serve over additional ice. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea in Healthy Cooking Annual Recipes Annual 2012, p27

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