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Strawberries with Balsamic Glaze, Black Pepper and Tarragon

Last updated: June 15, 2023

Have you ever gone to your local strawberry farm and picked your own strawberries? From a nutrition standpoint, there’s nothing better or tastier than eating a fresh strawberry right off the vine. Strawberries provide a good amount of vitamin C, are low in calories, and are easier on your blood sugar than some other fruits. Purchasing locally grown fresh strawberries ensures that you are getting the most nutrition from your produce. This is a quick and versatile recipe that can pair with Greek yogurt for a light dessert, or you can place it on top of your favorite salad greens.


10 Min




½ cup




  • 16 ounces fresh strawberries
  • 1 ½ tablespoons balsamic glaze (prepared or recipe follows)
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1 sprig of fresh tarragon

Balsamic Glaze

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • Mix balsamic vinegar with brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer until glaze is reduced by half and coats the back of a spoon, about 20 minutes.
  • Let cool, then pour into a lidded jar. Seal and store in the refrigerator.


  1. In a large serving bowl, combine the strawberries and balsamic glaze.
  2. Grind the black pepper on top and gently mix.
  3. Garnish with tarragon.

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