Strawberries in Meyer Lemon Syrup

Strawberries in Meyer Lemon Syrup Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
Meyer lemons, available through May, have sweeter, more aromatic juice than regular lemons. To ensure the dessert doesn't get too tart if substituting regular lemon juice, begin with 2 tablespoons juice, and taste; add more juice if desired. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 cup berry mixture and 2 tablespoons whipped cream)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 157
Fat 6 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Calcium 37 mg

Ingredients

4 cups quartered small strawberries
1/4 cup fresh Meyer lemon juice
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup whipping cream

Preparation

1. Place berries, juice, and sugar in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Cover and chill 20 minutes.

2. Place cream in a medium bowl; stir constantly with a whisk until soft peaks form. Serve whipped cream with berry mixture.

Note:

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Viana La Place,

Cooking Light

April 2009
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