From beverages to gelato to salsa, fresh strawberries take a dip into sweet and savory recipes that are sure to become new
7 Ways with Strawberries
It's hard to want to do anything with fresh strawberries but eat them. Still, it's worth voyaging into new realms and adding the berries to sweet and savory dishes like beverages,
tarts, gelato, or even a salsa-topped fish. The berry presence shines loud and clear but is still in perfect symphony with
the other flavors.
Strawberry Agua Fresca
Cool off with a south-of-the-border style smoothie made by blending water, fresh strawberries, lime juice and a little sugar.
Although non-alcoholic, agua frescas ("fresh water" drinks) make a nice base for cocktails. Just add a splash of tequila or
Stuffed with a homemade strawberry-cream cheese filling, these scrumptious roll-ups are a real treat while fresh strawberries
are in season. Serve for breakfast, or switch things up and enjoy them as a dessert.
Put an Asian spin on the classic spinach-strawberry salad classic by adding shredded Napa cabbage, crunchy sliced almonds,
and a spicy sesame-five spice vinaigrette. It's a little fiery, a little sweet, and a lot satisfying.
Grilled Pacific Halibut with Rhubarb Compote and Balsamic Strawberries
Fresh sliced strawberries tossed with a splash of balsamic vinegar and a sprinkle of sugar and pepper make a gorgeous salsa
for just about any grilled fish. But it's the side of rhubarb compote that lends a sweet, tart contrast to the smoky fish.
Not your traditional custard-style gelato, this easy recipe combines homemade sugar syrup, buttermilk, and pureed fresh strawberries
to make a creamy, light treat. Make sure to freeze the canister 24 hours in advance if you're using a countertop ice cream
Fresh strawberries shine in this simple tart with a graham cracker crust and cream cheese base. Don't worry about shape; the
recipe adapts easily to multiple size pans including a 9-inch spring form pan and 10-inch pie plate.
This grown up version of strawberries and cream is the perfect ending to an elegant party or romantic meal. The berries, which
steep in a sugar and Merlot mixture, are topped with a lush, airy concoction of Italian mascarpone, cream, sugar, and pure