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10-Minute Strawberry Recipes

Strawberry-Pistachio Ice Cream Sundaes

It isn’t summer until juicy, red-all-the-way-through strawberries make their brief appearance at the markets. If you’re like us, you’ll want to eat them often, but don’t want to do anything too time-consuming or fussy—why mess with perfection? These quick recipes make it easy to take full advantage of the fleeting strawberry season.

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Strawberry, Lemon, & Rosewater Slushie

Strawberries are part of the rose family, so just a hint of rosewater is a natural addition to this bright, refreshing slushie.

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Strawberry Vinaigrette

Try this tangy dressing over greens, as a marinade for chicken or pork, or drizzled over beef carpaccio or roasted fish or vegetables.

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Grilled Chicken & Strawberries with Balsamic Syrup

Grilling gives strawberries a slightly smoky flavor and a striking appearance. Balsamic vinegar adds a rich note that highlights and deepens the flavor of both the strawberries and the chicken, tying the meal together.

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Strawberry-Yogurt Brûlée

Simple yogurt and fresh strawberries become a special treat with the addition of a crunchy, caramelized sugar topping. Enjoy it for breakfast or dessert.

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Strawberry & Ricotta Bruschetta

Mint is a subtle but refreshing addition to the honeylaced ricotta and tangy strawberries on this sweet bruschetta.

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Eton Mess

Named after a prestigious English boarding school, this mash-up of strawberries, whipped cream, and meringue crumbles is served at an annual cricket match there. A splash of liqueur is a grown-up touch that cuts the sweetness.

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Strawberry-Peppercorn Butter

This sweet and savory butter is great on toast, biscuits, waffles, or scones. Multicolored peppercorns add some extra color and have a mellower flavor than black peppercorns, but black will work, too.

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Strawberry & Spinach Salad with Herbs & Goat Cheese

Spinach salad with strawberries and goat cheese is a classic starter that becomes vibrant and complex with the addition of fresh herbs. While tinkering with the proportions of herbs is encouraged, the tarragon can become overpowering if increased.

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Strawberry Mojitos

A mojito is traditionally made with white rum, muddled mint and lime juice, and seltzer. Strawberries make this cocktail both sweeter and more tart—a nice match for bold amber rum or more subtle white rum.

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Strawberry-Pistachio Ice Cream Sundaes

Chopped pistachios and a sweet-tart pomegranate sauce lend an exotic Mediterranean note to the classic American sundae.

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