Cucumber-Melon Paletas

A paleta is a frozen pop made fresh fruit. Studded with raspberries, these frozen treats are eye-catching.
By Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox

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Cucumber-Melon Paletas
 
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A paleta is a frozen pop made fresh fruit. Studded with raspberries, these frozen treats are eye-catching.
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Recipe Type: Dessert
Serves: 20
Ingredients
  • 1 small cantaloupe, cut into large chucks
  • 5-6 small Persian cucumbers (or 1 large seedless cucumber), peeled and diced
  • ½ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 large mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp agave (or to taste)
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 bag frozen raspberries (you will use 4-5 berries per pop)
Instructions
  1. Blend all the ingredients on a blender at high speed, until smooth
  2. Fill the paletas or ice pop mold ¾ of the way. Insert 4-5 raspberries on each mold
  3. Freeze for 3-4 hours or until frozen.
 


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