Melon Mint Slimming Tea
Serves: 8
Nutrition Facts: 21 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 10 mg sodium, 5 g carbs, 0 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 1 g protein
  • 5 bags green tea
  • 3 cups cubed peeled cantaloupe, about half melon
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar, optional
  • ¾  cup mint leaves
  1. In large pot, steep tea in 8 cups of boiling water for 4 minutes. Discard bags.
  2. While the tea is steeping, in a large saucepan, bring melon, sugar, 1 cup water and mint leaves to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until melon is broken down, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add melon and mint mixture to tea; let it cool for about 15 minutes.
  4. Strain through a cheesecloth lined sieve pressing solids so that the tea that comes through is clear.  Serve with ice or heat and serve hot!
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