Chef Thomas Bohne
Chef Thomas Bohne is US Army Veteran and winner of the Tuscany to You Recipe Contest.Learn more about Chef Bohne
Balsamic Strawberries with Honey Vanilla Ricottauser rating
Cooking Time: 5 minutesIngredients:
1 cup ricotta cheese
½ tsp. vanilla extract
3 Tbsp. honey
3 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. fresh basil, shredded
1 lb. strawberries, hulled and diced
1. In a food processer, add ricotta, vanilla extract and honey, and mix for 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
2. In a small pot, bring vinegar and sugar to a boil; reduce to simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool completely.
3. Toss basil and berries with balsamic sauce.
4. To plate, place cheese on bottom of a glass, and spoon berries on top. Place a little fresh basil as garnish and half a strawberry on rim of glass. You may also wet the rim of glass ahead of time with a lemon wedge and dip rim in sugar for decoration.