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Minty Watermelon Tea Slush

Makes: 4 servings
Serving size: 8 ounce
Prep 15 mins Freeze 2 hrs
Minty Watermelon Tea Slush
  • 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

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 KitchenTest Kitchen Tip:
  • Do not snip or chop the mint leaves or it cause the tea to discolor.
Nutrition Facts (Minty Watermelon Tea Slush)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 47,
  • carb. (g) 12,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 10,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (IU) 826,
  • vit. C (mg) 14,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 4,
  • sodium (mg) 2,
  • Potassium (mg) 183,
  • calcium (mg) 10,
  • iron (mg) 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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