Watermelon Lemon Mint Green Tea
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Watermelon, Mint & Lemon Infused Iced Green Tea

Green tea bliss!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Tea, Watermelon Tea
Prep Time 10 minutes
Time for the tea to cold brew in the refrigerator 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 16
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Ingredients

The following amounts may vary depending on the size of pitcher or jar used;

    For the Tea:

    • 1 gallon cold water
    • 10¬† green tea bags
    • 3 slices lemon
    • 2 sprigs fresh mint
    • 1 quarter of a medium-size seedless watermelon rind removed and cut in medium-size pieces

    For Garnish and Serving:

    • Small pieces of watermelon rind on and cut in triangular¬†shapes
    • Sprigs of mint
    • Slices of lemon
    • Sugar optional - to rim the serving glasses
    • Ice for the serving glasses

    Instructions

    For the Tea:

    • In a thoroughly cleaned large glass container with a lid, add cold water, tea bags (strings hanging over the outside edges of the container), lemon slices, sprigs of mint and watermelon. Cover with a lid and put in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
    • After brewing, remove and discard the tea bags and serve.

    For Garnish and Serving:

    • As an option, the serving glasses can be rimmed with sugar; rub lemon around the rim of the glasses and then dip in sugar. 
    • Serve over ice and garnish with pieces of watermelon, slices of lemon and springs of mint. 
    • Serve the watermelon pieces (from the pitcher/jar of tea) on the side.
    • If storing leftover tea; remove the sprigs of mint, lemon and watermelon from the container and store in the refrigerator no longer than 2 days.