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Strawberry-Rhubarb Ice Pops Recipe

Strawberry-Rhubarb Ice Pops Recipe

These cool, creamy pops are a deliciously different way to use up the bounty from your rhubarb patch. —Donna Linihan, Moncton, New Brunswick
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing Cook: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb (1/2 inch)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) strawberry yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh strawberries
  • 2 drops red food coloring, optional
  • 8 freezer pop molds or 8 paper cups (3 ounces each) and wooden pop sticks

Directions

  • 1. Place rhubarb, sugar and water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until thick and blended, 10-15 minutes. Remove 3/4 cup mixture to a bowl; cool completely. (Save remaining rhubarb for another use).
  • 2. Add yogurt, applesauce and strawberries to bowl; stir until blended. If desired, tint with food coloring. Fill each mold or cup with about 1/4 cup rhubarb mixture. Top molds with holders; top cups with foil and insert sticks through foil. Freeze until firm. Yield: 8 pops.
Editor's Note: If using frozen rhubarb, measure rhubarb while still frozen, then thaw completely. Drain in a colander, but do not press liquid out.

Nutritional Facts

1 pop: 72 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 18mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit.

Reviews for Strawberry-Rhubarb Ice Pops

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rkquick76 User ID: 6610141 46690
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2012

"just the right things in this real cooler of the day ice pop and good for you too!"

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329860842 User ID: 5529589 92809
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2012

"This recipe was so good! I actually just ended up mixing the extra strawberry yogurt and extra rhubarb and eating it right then...so yummy! The portion is a nice size and I got more than 8 serving out of it. Plus it's a great way to use up some of the rhubarb from the garden. I'll definitely be making it again and I'll probably double it to have more!"

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lillybow User ID: 1141272 117341
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2011

"easy to make and great flavor. Nice alternative to regular popsicles, just as sweet."

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