Fraise au vin rouge

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pints Strawberries
¼ \N To 1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Very finely minced thyme
2 cups Dry red wine, such as a Burgundy or Zinfandel

Stem the strawberries. Leave small berries whole; halve or quarter large ones. Place the berries in a bowl and sprinkle with sugar to taste.

Combine the lemon juice, thyme and wine, then pour over the strawberries. Refrigerate for least 3 hours++or up to 1 day++before serving. The longer the berries marinate, the more wine-flavored they will become.

Serves 4 or 6 (8 as a topping). PER SERVING: 150 calories, 1 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, 4 g fiber.

Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; May 11 1993.

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