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Iced Honeydew Mint Tea

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

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 24 fresh mint leaves
  • 8 green tea bags
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 5 cups diced honeydew melon
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • 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.
Nutrition 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.

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