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Watermelon Iced Tea is a refreshing, cooling, flavorful summer time drink. Easy to make at home, it is free of any artificial flavorings or colour. A healthy drink to sip on while you laze in the garden or take it along for a picnic.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Chilling Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course beverage, Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 2


  • 1 cup watermelon juice
  • 10 -15 mint leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tea bag
  • 2 tsp honey or sweetener of your choice
  • a pinch of salt
  • ice cubes to serve
  • 2 tbsp watermelon, finely chopped optional


  • Bring the water to a boil.
  • Add tea and mint leaves. Cover and let the tea steep for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the tea bag. Leave for extra 5 minutes if you want a stronger tea flavour.
  • Let the tea cool down a bit.
  • Add the sweetener, salt and water melon juice.
  • Mix and chill till required.
  • Remove the leaves.
  • To serve, add ice cubes to the glass and pour the iced tea over it.
  • Add finely chopped watermelon and decorate with ┬ámint leaves, Serve.


  • If you don't have tea bags, use loose tea leaves about 1 tsp. Strain the mixture after 5 minutes.
  • I've also made this with basil leaves and its tastes delicious.
Keyword easy watermelon iced tea recipe, homemade watermelon iced tea