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.
Yield: 2 to 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes
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.
Photo credit: Paul Delmont
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