Sorrel and watermelon popsicles

    Sorrel and watermelon popsicles

    Makes 8 popsicles

    • ¼ cup dried sorrel
    • ¾ cup water
    • 10 mint leaves
    • 2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar
    • 5 cups cubed watermelon
    • 1 lime, zested and squeezed

    Prepare the sorrel by bringing a small saucepan of water to boil and simmering the flower of the plant for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add mint leaves and honey. Stir until dissolved, then let mixture stand for 20 to 30 minutes to steep.

    Meanwhile, blend the watermelon in a food processor until smooth. Strain watermelon through a sieve lined with cheesecloth. Strain in the sorrel liquid. Add the juice and zest of the lime and stir.

    Pour into popsicle molds and freeze until solid.