Strawberry Pasta Sauce is Delicious


I was looking through a friend’s pasta cookbook when I saw a recipe that used strawberries, balsamic vinegar & canned tomatoes to make a pasta sauce. I had never thought of strawberries being used in that way and was immediately intrigued.

Fast forward to several months later, I stumbled upon this article about the strawberry pasta sauce. After just buying some strawberries recently, I decided to have a kitchen experiment of my own and give it a shot.

Honestly, I had my doubts, but the result turned out much better than I expected!

Note: I didn’t measure anything.

Strawberry Pasta Sauce

  1. Slice up strawberries (I cut them into thirds) and cook in olive oil over medium heat
  2. Add balsamic vinegar. Reduce
  3. Add 1 can of pureed tomatoes & a bit of pasta water. Simmer.
  4. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  5. Serve over pasta with parmesan

It really is that simple. I felt it didn’t need many other spices although kosher salt & ground pepper really did help.

This is a great, quick recipe when you’re in the mood for something different!


What surprising food combinations have you had success with?


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