Fast-Fresh Strawberry Sauce
Yield: 8 Servings: About 2 cups
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 pint basket California strawberries, halved
In medium skillet mix sugar, water and lemon juice. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and mixture comes just to boil. Add butter; stir until melted. Mix in strawberries; heat through, but do not cook. For breakfast or brunch, serve with waffles, pancakes or French toast. For dessert, spoon over ice cream, frozen yogurt, pudding or pound cake. Nutrient information per serving: 98 calories; 2 g protein; 5 g carbohydrate; 5 g fat; 44 mg sodium; 12 mg cholesterol.
Thanks to the California Strawberry Commission for this great recipe.