Watermelon Chamomile Iced Tea with Basil

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of water
  • 6 tea bags of Tadin Chamomile Tea
  • 1 small watermelon (about 6 cups), chopped in cubes, divided
  • ½ cup of granulated sugar
  • fresh basil sprigs
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Bring water to a boil. Remove from heat and add tea bags. Steep and cover for 20 minutes.
  2. Place 4 cups of watermelon cubes in a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Heat watermelon juice in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir in sugar and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
  4. Pour watermelon syrup, tea, and 6-8 basil sprigs in a large pitcher. Stir to combine and let it cool.
  5. Place the remaining watermelon cubes and ice in serving glasses. Pour the watermelon chamomile tea over ice and let sit for 5 minutes.
  6. Garnish with more fresh basil leaves, serve and enjoy!

This recipe appeared as part of a sponsored post by Ericka Sanchez of NibblesandFeasts.com.