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Balsamic Strawberries

Photo: Enrique Gili

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Balsamic Strawberries

Doubles as a salad and dessert topping. Pair with fresh baby spinach or over two heaping scoops of vanilla ice cream.


Balsamic Strawberries


  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 4 tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • Fresh mint (optional garnish)
Time estimates

Prep time: 15 minutes 

Total time: 15 minutes 



  1. Combine strawberries, sugar and vinegar in ceramic mixing bowl. Stir gently and let stand for about 10 minutes. Serve at room temperature.
Serves 4 to 6