Balsamic Strawberries W/ Honey Vanilla Ricotta Recipe @pinch

A strawberry dessert that is as beautiful as it tastes. It is cool and creamy with a very unique flavor. Balsamic vinegar and strawberries are a wonderful flavor combination. The balsamic is slightly sweet and tangy with a deep robust flavor. It enhances the natural sweetness of strawberries. Ricotta cheese is sweetened with honey and just a touch of vanilla. Fresh basil sprinkled on top just adds to the freshness of this simple summer dessert. Impressive when served, this could be served at a fancy restaurant. This is a fast, light, and easy dessert that is great for entertaining.

balsamic strawberries w/ honey vanilla ricotta
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Recipe Cuisine: Italian Recipe Category: Fruit Desserts Yield: 6 Servings
Ingredients :
  • 1 cup(s) ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoon(s) honey
  • 3 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) granulated sugar
  • 1 pound(s) strawberries, hulled and diced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh basil, chiffonade
Intructions :
  • In a food processer add first 3 ingredients and mix for 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour (minimum)
  • Bring vinegar and sugar to a boil in a small pot. Reduce to simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool completely
  • Toss basil and berries with balsamic sauce
  • To plate, place ricotta cheese on bottom of a glass
  • Spoon berries on top. Place a little fresh basil as garnish and half a strawberry on the rim of the glass. You may also wet the rim of the glass ahead of time with a lemon wedge and dip the rim in sugar for decoration.

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Keyword : balsamic-strawberry-honey vanilla-ricotta

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