Rhubarb is a kind of quintessential spring and summer time greens: shiny pink, bitter stalks that pair amazingly with strawberries. Whereas rhubarb is thought for its shiny colour and bitter taste, its well being advantages usually go unsung. It’s full of antioxidants, which give it that lovely purple colour, and comprises fiber, too!
Nevertheless, as a consequence of rhubarb’s acidity, it is most usually present in recipes for jam, cake, compote, crumble, and different desserts. That is all properly and good moderately, however typically you need to get pleasure from that quintessential summer time pairing of strawberries and rhubarb in a dessert that is a little bit more healthy. That is the place these strawberry-rhubarb yogurt popsicles are available. This recipe was created by Elyse Kopecky, a marathon runner and coauthor (with Shalane Flanagan, an Olympic silver medalist) of a number of cookbooks for runners, so you understand it is good for you!
I really like these popsicles as a result of they have fruit, veggies, and protein in each chunk. I am all the time in search of the right post-workout snack, and these popsicles assist cool you down after a scorching summer time run. Or, in the event you’re in an condo with out air-conditioning, like myself, they seem to be a good, cool snack and even breakfast! Plus, they’re freezer-friendly, so that they final ceaselessly.
To make these popsicles, you simply want 4 elements: strawberries, rhubarb, Greek yogurt, and honey (or maple syrup). You may begin by chopping up the produce and simmering it in a saucepan with a little bit honey till the rhubarb breaks down.
That can take about 15 to 20 minutes. I stirred periodically and used a meat chopper to interrupt up the rhubarb items.
As soon as the sauce is completed and has cooled, mix it with the Greek yogurt and a little bit extra honey (or maple syrup).
Combine that up, pour right into a popsicle mould, and let freeze in a single day. Then get pleasure from your candy, wholesome summer time deal with! Preserve studying for the complete recipe.
You’ll have a little bit additional strawberry-rhubarb sauce, so be happy so as to add extra Greek yogurt and make additional popsicles!
- Strawberry-rhubarb sauce:
three cups frozen strawberries, thawed
1 half of cups rhubarb, diced
2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
1 half of cups strawberry-rhubarb sauce (above)
1 cup Greek yogurt
three tablespoons honey or maple syrup
- To make the strawberry-rhubarb sauce, mix the strawberries, rhubarb, and a couple of tablespoons honey in a saucepan. Let simmer, stirring often, till the rhubarb breaks down, about 15-20 minutes.
- Take away the sauce from warmth and let cool. Then, mix 1 half of cups of sauce with the Greek yogurt and three tablespoons honey.
- Pour the combination right into a popsicle mould and let freeze in a single day.
- Desserts, Frozen
- 6-Eight popsicles
- Whole Time
- 24 minutes, 59 seconds
Picture Supply: POPSUGAR Pictures / Kaley Rohlinger