A cool and refreshing drink for those September Humidity blues
2 bags green tea
2 TBSP. sugar
1 -1 inch piece ginger, peeled and sliced and frozen for at least 4 hours
3 cups honeydew melon-
1- 12 ounce can ginger ale
¼ cup fresh lemon
¼ cup fresh mint leaves
Bring 1 ½ cups water to a simmer in a medium saucepan/ Remove from heat and add tea bags and let sit for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and cool the tea to room temp.
In another pot bring 3 TBSP. water, the sugar and ginger to simmer for about 2 minutes until sugar dissolves- this makes the ginger simple syrup.
Remove from heat- remove ginger and cool
Combine tea, ginger syrup and frozen melon with lemons juice and mint- blend well
Top with a splash of ginger ale.