Recipe of the Month: Beetroot and Watermelon Ice Lollies

beetroot and watermelon ice lollies

With the weather heating up, what better way to cool off than with a refreshing watermelon ice lolly!

Our friends at Piccolo have shared their beetroot and watermelon ice lolly recipe so you can give your little one a chilled treat without any of the nasties.

The beetroot at watermelon ice lollies are perfect for summer and a great option for older babies, especially if your little one is teething.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Makes: 6 lollies

Suitable from 6 months as a puree 

Suitable for freezing

Beetroot and Watermelon Ice Lollies

Piccolo's beetroot and watermelon ice lollies
  • 1 medium cooked, peeled beetroot (use ready cooked plain vacuum-packed beetroot or roasted beetroot)
  • 400g ripe cantaloupe or watermelon, cut into chunks, skin and any seeds removed
  • 100g frozen strawberries
  • 100g full fat yoghurt
  • In a blender, combine all the ingredients until a smooth puree.
  • Fill lolly moulds. Freeze for a minimum of four hours, or ideally overnight.
  • When ready to eat, run the moulds under hot water for 10 seconds before gently removing from the moulds.