Spicy Watermelon, Lime, and White Rose Iced Tea  

Fragrant white tea and refreshing watermelon beverage with a hint of spice, tender rose buds, and citrus.

Makes 4 servings  

  • 3 cups water
  • 3 Numi white rose tea bags
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 cups watermelon, small diced *best when watermelon is ripe and in season
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeds and stem removed, diced small
  • Tajin spice for coating the rim of the glass
  • 12 mint leaves
  • 1 lime, sliced thinly

Bring water to a boil. Add Numi white rose tea bags. Turn off heat and cover. Steep for 15 minutes. Remove tea bags and stir in sugar. Cool tea in refrigerator.

Place watermelon and jalapeno in a blender and blend until mixture is smooth. About 1-2 minutes. Strain mixture and place in refrigerator to cool.

Combine tea and watermelon mixture and mix thoroughly.

Gently wet the rim of the glass with water and dip rim into Tajin spice to coat.

Fill 4 glasses with ice and pour watermelon tea mixture into glasses.

Garnish with lime slices and fresh mint.