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Spicy Mango-Basil Paletas

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"These Mexican ice pops are stimulating and refreshing at the same time."
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14 h 20 m servings 82
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Blend mango chunks, basil, lime juice, cayenne pepper, and salt in a blender until smooth; pour into a large bowl. Stir sugar into mango mixture until sugar dissolves. Fold diced mango into mixture. Pour into freezer pop molds.
  2. Freeze until firm, 14 to 24 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If you like a smooth texture, don't set aside any mango and just blend the whole lot.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 82 calories; 0.2 21.7 0.4 0 60 Full nutrition

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made the recipe with and without cayenne and love it both ways. Without cayenne seems to work better with kids, cayenne loved by the adults! Used purple basil as a milder alternative to Genove...

My daughter and I made this for a class project. This was our sample run, before we make it for school. I loved it the way it is, however, my daughter wants to omit the basil and reduce the caye...

It was really delicious! Adults loved with cayanne most. We don´t have fresh and juicy mangos in our country, so I did it with East End Mango Pulp puree. If I like to be more exact on measureme...

Loved these.. made per recipe.. pureed whole thing. Cayenne was delish in this

These were so delicious when I was making them that I could barely wait for them to freeze. Delightful and exquisite are the words that come to mind. The basil, salt, and cayenne pepper really e...