Summer strawberries

Summer strawberries

Category: Dessert | Serves: 2

Prep time: 10 minutes, plus 1 hour sitting time | Cooking time: None


280g(10z) fresh ripe strawberries

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

15g (1/2oz) caster sugar

2-3 tbsp ricotta cheese, to serve (optional)

  1. Remove leaves and stalks from strawberries. Thickly slice strawberries; place in a serving dish.
  2. Drizzle balsamic vinegar over strawberries; sprinkle with sugar. Stir gently to mix lightly. Cover and leave to stand at room temperature for about 1 hour before serving, stirring gently once.
  3. Serve balsamic strawberries with a dollop of ricotta on the side, if you like.

Cook's tips

  • Choose good-quality, sweet ripe strawberries.
  • Decorate the blasamic strawberries with small mint sprigs, if you like, or try basil leaves for something a bit different.

Nutritional information

Summer Strawberries