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Tea-Scented Melon

To make this refreshing, floral dessert, marinate melon wedges in aromatic jasmine green tea.

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 55 mins
  • servings: 4


  • 3 jasmine green tea bags
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 pounds mixed melons, such as canary, cantaloupe, and honeydew, sliced into wedges
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves


  1. Step 1

    Let tea bags steep in warm water for 3 to 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, and stir in honey.

  2. Step 2

    Arrange melon wedges in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish, and pour tea syrup over top. Sprinkle with mint, and refrigerate, flipping melon halfway through, for 45 minutes. Serve with syrup.

Martha Stewart Living, August 2011