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Strawberry Topping

You will need :

  • 2 cups sliced strawberries, divided into 1 cup portions
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 TBsp. raw honey
  • 1 pinch sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 2 tsp. finely grated lemon peel (lemon zest), approx. 2 medium lemons
  • 1-1/2 tsp. cornstarch (preferably GMO-free) + 1-1/2 tsp. water (combine to make a slurry)

Preparation

  1. Combine 1 cup strawberries, water, honey, and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil vigorously for 3-5 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat. Strain strawberries; reserving liquid and discarding strawberries.
  3. Place liquid and lemon peel in same saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionnally.
  4. Add cornstarch slurry. Whisk until well blended; cook, stirring occasionnally, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. Add remaining cup of strawberries; mix well. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

NUTRITIONAL INFO

Portions: 4 (1/4 cup per portion)
Calories: 44
Total fat: 0 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 37 mg
Carbs: 12 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 8 g
Proteins: 0 g

CONTAINER EQUIVALENT

Purple: 1/2

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