Minty Watermelon Tea Slush

Freeze cubes of tea and use them to create a super cool refreshing summer drink.

  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 8 ounce
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Freeze: 2 hrs
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Minty Watermelon Tea Slush
Ingredients
1 1/2
cups water
2
Red Zinger® or other red tea bags
2
tablespoons packed fresh mint leaves*
4
cups cubed watermelon
1
tablespoon lemon juice
 
Sugar, optional
Directions
  1. In a small saucepan bring 3/4 cup of the water to boiling. Remove from heat. Add tea bags and mint to saucepan. Let steep for 3 to 5 minutes. Strain tea mixture through a fine mesh sieve, discarding mint and tea bags. Stir in remaining 3/4 cup water. Pour mixture into ice cube trays and freeze 2 hours or until firm.
  2. In a blender combine watermelon cubes and lemon juice. Cover and blend until mixture begins to liquefy. With the motor running, add frozen tea cubes, a few at a time, through the hole in the lid until slushy. Pour into glasses and stir before serving. If desired, sweeten to taste with sugar. Makes 4 (8-ounce) servings.
From the Test Kitchen
Test Kitchen Tip:

Do not snip or chop the mint leaves or it cause the tea to discolor.

Nutrition Facts (Minty Watermelon Tea Slush)
    Per serving:
  • 47 kcal cal.,
  • 2 mg sodium,
  • 12 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 10 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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