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Strawberry-Basil Popsicles

Photo attribution: Mayra Reyes
Ready In: 30 minutes
Serves: 9
Gluten-freeVegetarianLow Added SugarDairy-freeVegan

These popsicles are fresh and healthy and perfect for cooling off!

What you'll need

Small saucepan
Whisk or fork
Jar with tight-fitting lid
Blender or food processor
Popsicle molds
Stovetop

Ingredients

Serves 9
2 tablespoons Sugar
1/2 cup Water
3 stalks Basil
2 cups Coconut Water
2 cups Strawberries frozen

Directions

1.

To prepare the basil simple syrup, combine sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a low boil and stir until sugar dissolves. Turn off heat and add basil sprigs. Allow to cool, about 10 minutes. Discard basil sprigs and transfer to a jar.

2.

Combine ¼ cup basil simple syrup with strawberries and coconut water in a blender and process until smooth.

3.

Pour into popsicle molds and freeze.

Storage Tips

Save extra simple syrup for future popsicles.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 piece

Serving Per Container 9

Amount Per Serving
Calories 32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat <1 g0%
Saturated Fat <1 g1%
Sodium 57 mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 8 g3%
Dietary Fiber 1 g4%
Sugars 2.6 g
Protein <1 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Cooking Environment: Very Quick
Source: Shauna Schultz, RD, Nevada County Public Health
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