Macerating might sound complicated, but it's really as simple as throwing together a marinade. Soaking strawberries in honey laced with mint, ginger, and cardamom not only softens them, but also draws out their juice to create a flavorful, thin sauce. Serve over yogurt for a light, refreshing breakfast or dessert—a lovely way to enjoy strawberries all spring and summer long.
Honey-Macerated Strawberries With Yogurt
Yield: 2 to 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes
For the strawberries: 1 pound strawberries, sliced 3 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger Small pinch cardamom Small pinch sea salt 1/4 cup shredded mint leaves
For the bowl: 2 cups Greek or regular yogurt 1/4 cup pine nuts Zest of 1 lemon
Macerate the strawberries
Combine strawberries, honey, lemon juice, ginger, cardamom, salt, and mint leaves in a bowl. Toss together, then set aside for 1 hour.
Assemble the bowls Scoop yogurt into bowls, then top with berries and their juices. Sprinkle with pine nuts and lemon zest.