Floral-scented honey, such as orange blossom, complements the berries best. If you have other ripe, sweet seasonal fruit, such as peaches or nectarines, replace some of the strawberries with them.
Staff Favorite, Gluten Free, Veggie, Quick
Recipe Ingredient Details:
1 pound strawberries
5 large basil leaves
1 tablespoon honey (preferably floral)
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
Wash strawberries, pat dry, and quarter; place in a medium bowl. Stack basil leaves on top of one another, roll, and then cut crosswise into thin slices (this is called chiffonade). Sprinkle basil over strawberries and fold in gently.
Whisk together honey and lemon juice. Pour over strawberries; fold gently. Let stand 10 minutes to meld flavors before serving.
Recipe Additional Notes:
PER SERVING: 41 cal, 0g fat (0g mono, 0g poly, 0g sat), 0mg chol, 1g protein, 11g carb, 2g fiber, 0mg sodium
Mon, 2012-04-30 18:08