Summer is watermelon season! Naturally sweet and juicy, they pair perfectly with tangy lime juice. And, no added sweetener is needed in these fun, fizzy pops! Turn these into lemonade popsicles by using lemons & lemon juice instead of limes!
fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup lime juice (5 limes juiced)
3 limes zest
10 cups seedless watermelon, cubed (5 cups juice)
2-3 cups seltzer water (or regular, if preferred)
Add watermelon to a blender and blend until smooth. Strain blended mixture through a fine mesh strainer and set aside.
Add mint and lime zest to a pitcher, then crush with a muddler.
Add 2-3 cups of ice to the pitcher. Pour in lime juice and strained watermelon juice, along with seltzer water, to taste. Stir with a wooden spoon.
Serve with mint sprigs and a lime wedge and enjoy!
Or, pour into popsicle molds and freeze (6-8 hours, or overnight).
Yields 8 cups of limeade, or ~16 popsicles.
1g fiber | 12g sugars
Serving: 1 cup