Strawberries Two Ways

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 min
  • Prep: 12 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 pound strawberries, washed, dried, hulled, and sliced lengthwise thinly

1 small lemon, juiced

3 tablespoons superfine sugar, divided

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

About 10 fresh basil leaves, cut into chiffonade

Vanilla ice cream, for serving, optional


  1. Divide the strawberries between 2 bowls.
  2. To 1 bowl, add the lemon juice and 2 tablespoons sugar and stir well. Let stand for at least 15 minutes before serving.
  3. To the other bowl, add balsamic vinegar, 1 tablespoon sugar, and the basil. Toss to combine. Let stand for at least 15 minutes before serving.
  4. Serve over vanilla ice cream, if desired.
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