Marinated Pazzo Berries with Balsamic Vinegar

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 27 min
  • Prep: 12 min
  • Inactive: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 cups strawberries, stemmed and quartered

6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/2 cup superfine sugar

Sea salt, preferably gray salt, and freshly ground black pepper

6 large Italian biscotti, broken into small pieces

4 ounces marscarpone cheese, stirred to a smooth consistency


  1. Place the strawberries in a bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Let stand for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to completely dissolve the sugar.
  3. Pour the marinade over the berries and gently toss to coat.
  4. Divide the biscotti pieces into 4 bowls. Spoon the berries and some of the marinade over each and top with a dollop of marscarpone. Serve immediately.

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