Recipes made with Strawberries ( fresh or frozen)

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      Strawberry Salsa

      This fresh, sweet and hot salsa is a perfect complement to grilled

      fish or chicken.

      INGREDIENTS:

      2 cups chopped strawberries

      1 nectarine, chopped

      3 Tbsp. chopped green onions

      1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

      2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

      1/4 cup strawberry jam

      2 Tbsp. lime juice

      1/4 tsp. salt

      dash white pepper

      PREPARATION:

      Combine all ingredients in medium bowl and mix well. Cover and

      refrigerate 1-2 hours to blend flavors. Serve as sauce with grilled

      chicken, fish, or turkey, or as a dip with taco chips.

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      Strawberry Spinach Chicken Salad

      Any leftover cooked chicken or turkey, or ham for that matter, can be

      used in this easy main dish salad recipe.

      INGREDIENTS:

      4 cups torn baby spinach leaves

      2 cups cubed cooked chicken

      2 cups strawberries, cut in half

      1 cup green grapes

      1/4 cup Italian salad dressing

      1/4 cup orange juice

      1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

      dash pepper

      2 Tbsp. sliced almonds, toasted

      PREPARATION:

      Arrange spinach on four chilled plates. Place chicken onto spinach

      and top with strawberries and grapes.

      In small bowl, combine salad dressing, orange juice and mustard and

      mix well. Drizzle over salads and top with almonds.

      Serves 4

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      Easy Strawberry Shortcake

      My mother always made this recipe for the Fourth of July. It followed

      a wonderful meal of grilled hamburgers or steak and her fabulous

      potato salad. But it’s a great dessert any time of the year.

      INGREDIENTS:

      1 loaf frozen pound cake, thawed

      3 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced

      1 cup heavy cream

      3 Tbsp. powdered sugar

      1 tsp. vanilla

      PREPARATION:

      Using a potato masher, mash half of the strawberries. Stir in the

      sliced strawberries and chill. Beat cream with powdered sugar and

      vanilla. Slice pound cake, place each piece on serving plate, top

      with strawberry mixture and a dollop of cream.

      Serve immediately. You can make your own pound cake instead of using

      the frozen version if you’d like, but the frozen one (I love Sara

      Lee) is so good, why bother? Serves 8

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      Strawberry Melon Salad

      You can use honeydew melons instead of the watermelon in this

      beautiful, refreshing salad.

      INGREDIENTS:

      3/4 cup low fat lemon yogurt

      1 tsp. lemon juice

      1 tsp. sugar

      1/8 tsp. cinnamon

      2 cups watermelon balls

      2 cups cantaloupe balls

      2 cups sliced strawberries

      PREPARATION:

      In small bowl, mix yogurt, juice and cinnamon and blend well with

      whisk. Combine remaining ingredients in salad bowl and drizzle with

      salad dressing. Cover and chill until serving. 4 servings

      .

      Frosty Float Drink

      Use whatever fresh fruit looks fabulous in your market. You can also

      vary the sherbet flavor and even the canned fruit to make a whole new

      recipe.

      INGREDIENTS:

      1 cup sliced strawberries or blueberries

      1 cup whole milk

      2 cups strawberry sherbet

      8 oz. can crushed pineapple or sliced pears, undrained

      PREPARATION:

      Combine strawberries, milk, 1 cup of the sherbet, and the undrained

      pineapple in blender or food processor. Cover and blend until smooth.

      Pour into four glasses, and top each with another scoop of the

      remaining sherbet.

      .

      Kelly in IL

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