Thai Basil Watermelon TeaSubmitted by: VEHAMILTON1
IntroductionRefreshing!! Make a double recipe. Chill some of the steeped tea and freeze some into ice cubes ahead of time. Refreshing!! Make a double recipe. Chill some of the steeped tea and freeze some into ice cubes ahead of time.
4 C Boiled Water
1 C or a Large handful of Fresh Thai Basil
2 C Freshly Balled Watermelon
4 Tbsp Watermelon Juice
Stevia Sweetener to taste if desired
Coarsly chop a heaping cup full of fresh Thai Basil and put it into a teapot. Pour very hot but not boiling water over the herbs, cover and let it steep for 6-8 minutes.
You can use immedieately, herbs and all or you can strain the tea and pour it into a pitcher. Chill until ready to use.
When ready to use, add watermelon juice and stir. Taste, Add more juice and a natural sweetener like Stevia to taste if desired. Mix well.
Fill a tall glass with ice and fresh balls of watermelon. Add tea and garnish the edge of the glass with a small wedge of watermelon.
Chill some of the steeped tea and freeze some into ice cubes ahead of time.
Serving Size: Makes 6 8oz servings