Strawberries Soaked in Red Wine

Strawberries are the sweetest they’ll be all year right now.  Here’s a quick recipe you can prepare in a few minutes that will pair beautifully with any summer meal.  It also makes a great snack on its own!

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STRAWBERRIES SOAKED IN RED WINE

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients:

1 lb (4 cups) fresh strawberries

2 Tablespoons sugar

1 cup red wine

Whipped Cream or Vanilla Ice Cream (optional)

Directions:

Cut off and discard green stems. Slice strawberries in half and place in a large bowl. Add sugar and wine and combine well. Serve immediately or allow to sit in the refrigerator for a couple of hours for the flavors to develop and intensify.  Serve on its own or top strawberries with a dollop of freshly whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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