Lemon Mint Strawberries
Low Sodium Recipe
Lemon Mint Strawberries with lemon zest and lemon juice combined with sugar, water and lots of fresh juicy strawberries with mint added for a finishing touch of elegance.
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup lemon zest, cut into thin strips
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup water
2 cups strawberries, hulled and halved
1 tablespoon crushed mint leaves
Bring first four ingredients to a boil in a heavy saucepan over medium high heat. Simmer five minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and place saucepan in cold water to cool. Pour syrup over strawberries. Sprinkle with mint and toss.
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories: 75 (Calories from fat: 3 percent); Total Fat: 0.3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Protein: 0.6g; Carbohydrates: 19.2g; Fiber: 2.4g; Sugar: 16.2g; Sodium: 2mg
Food exchanges: Fruit 0.4, Sugar 0.8