Recipe: Strawberry Gel

 
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Strawberry GelStruggling with a surfeit of strawberries? Try this tasty recipe for strawberry gel!

Strawberry Gel
Serves: 12 | Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups strawberries, rinsed and stemmed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp pectin

Directions:

  1. Mash the strawberries in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Bring the water, sugar, and pectin to a boil, whisking frequently.
  3. Strain the pectin mixture over the berries and mix well.
  4. Cover and refrigerate. This gel will keep for 1-2 weeks in the fridge.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serves 12. Each 1/2 cup serving has 93 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g sugar, and 0 g protein.
  • Each serving also contains 0% DV vitamin A, 46% DV?vitamin C, 0% DV calcium, and 0% DV iron.

Chef’s Tips:

  1. Treat this gel like a strawberry sauce and use it to top fresh fruit, yogurt, and cereal.
  2. You can also freeze the gel for up to one year, just make sure to do so in a freezer-safe container.
  3. Since the strawberries are your only flavor base, using high-quality, peak-flavored berries will elevate this gel from great to exceptional. If you have access to ripe strawberries from a farmers’ market, use them!

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Strawberry Gel Recipe Handout

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