Recipe courtesy of Ralph Pallarino

Balsamic Marinated Strawberries with Pepper over Chocolate and Caramel Ice Cream

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Yield: 2 servings
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2 cups strawberries, fresh or frozen

1 cup balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup sugar

2 ounces milk chocolate

1 pint of your favorite chocolate and caramel ice cream

1 bunch fresh mint leaves


  1. Place strawberries, vinegar, pepper and sugar in a bowl. Stir mixture with back of fork then let stand for 1 hour. Shave the 2 ounces of milk chocolate bar with a vegetable peeler into a small bowl. To plate, place ice cream in the middle of a plate, then top with strawberries, mint, and chocolate.