Watermelon-Mint Paletas

Watermelon-Mint Paletas

by Montserrat Lopez 6 months ago
4.6 (5)
5 minutes
57.7 kcal
14.8 g carbs
Description

These Mexican frozen pops are just what you need on a hot summer day.

Ingredients
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup white sugar, or to taste
  • 4 cups cubed, seeded watermelon
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • ½ teaspoon grated lime zest
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Directions
  1. 1. Mix water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. 2. Blend sugar syrup, watermelon, mint, lime juice, lime zest, and salt in a blender until liquefied, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour the mixture into 10 ice pop molds.
  3. 3. Freeze paletas for 2 hours and insert wooden sticks or handles into the molds; return to freezer and freeze until solid, 12 to 24 hours.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 10 ice pops
calories: 57.7 kcal
carbohydrates: 14.8 g
protein: 0.4 g
sodium: 59.2 mg
fiber: 0.3 g
sugar: 13.8 g