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Watermelon-Mint Paletas

Watermelon-Mint Paletas

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    5 m
  • Ready In

    8 h 45 m
Danielle Walquist Lynch

Danielle Walquist Lynch

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

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 58 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 59 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  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. 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. 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.
  4. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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Reviews

caroline0417
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caroline0417

7/16/2012

I thought these were fun to make! Next time I'm going to leave out the salt and use only half the sugar they recommend. But a nice treat on a summer day! :)

Karih
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Karih

7/16/2014

Great recipe . I followed it as is. Might try a little cayenne with it next time .

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