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Merlot Strawberries with Whipped Cream

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup berries, 1/4 cup whipped cream, and 2 tablespoons wine sauce)
Who says wine is just for drinking? You can make an amazing dessert sauce with wine in minutes. Don't worry about getting tipsy: Boiling the sauce removes about 85 percent of the alcohol.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup merlot
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup whipped cream

Nutrition Information

  • calories 140
  • fat 3.5 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 22 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • sodium 20 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring merlot, juice, and honey to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.

  2. Drizzle sauce over sliced berries. Top with whipped cream.

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