Crazy Carrot Pops

It’s crazy how delicious these mango, carrot juice and spinach (yes, we said spinach) pops taste! They’re a fun and frosty way to get more fruits and veggies for kids (and adults). That’s what we call a win-win! See All 12 Pops of Summer

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

2
containers (6 oz each) Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free French vanilla yogurt
2
cups chopped ripe mango
1/2
cup carrot juice
1
cup packed fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 In blender, place yogurt, mango and carrot juice. Cover; blend until smooth. Reserve 1 cup mixture; cover and refrigerate. Divide remaining mixture among 6 (5-oz) paper cups, about 1/3 cup in each. Cover cups with foil; insert craft stick into center of each pop. (Or fill ice pop molds according to manufacturer’s directions.) Freeze about 2 hours or until frozen.
  • 2 In blender, place reserved mango mixture and spinach. Cover; blend until smooth. When first layer is frozen, remove foil from pops. Pour about 3 tablespoons spinach mixture in each cup over frozen layer. Return foil to pops to support sticks. Freeze about 6 hours or until frozen.

Expert Tips

To make these pops look like carrots, freeze in 4-oz paper cone-shaped cups. For sticks, use green straws. To strengthen straws, insert lollipop sticks through straws before freezing.

Look for carrot juice in the refrigerated case of the produce section.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Pop
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.