Honeydew Bubble Tea

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Kris Mullen
This Taiwanese tapioca treat is a cross between refreshing tea and a tasty dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup black tapioca pearls
  • 2 green tea bags
  • 1/2 honeydew melon
  • 1 cup milk or plain soy milk
  • Agave syrup to taste

Directions

  • In a large pot, bring 10 cups of water to a boil. Add tapioca pearls and boil until plump; about 5 minutes. Cover and reduce heat to medium; simmer for 5 minutes. Drain tapioca pearls and set aside.
  • In the meantime, bring 2 cups of water to a boil and steep two bags of green tea. Place in the refrigerator until cool.
  • Peel and seed half a honeydew melon and chop into bite-sized pieces. Place in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Refrigerate until cool.
  • When tea and puree are cold, combine in a large jug. Add milk and sweeten to taste.
  • To serve place 2 to 3 tablespoons of tapioca pearls in a glass and top with honeydew tea. Drink with an extra large straw.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 209
  Calories from Fat 7 (3%)
(1%)Total Fat 1g
(2%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(1%)Cholesterol 2mg
(2%)Sodium 53mg
(9%)Potassium 308mg
Total Carbohydrate 49g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 14g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(6%)Protein 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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