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roasted strawberries with mint and airy yogurt cream {gluten free + refined sugar free}


  • Author: Nyssa Tanner
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Roasted strawberries with mint and airy yogurt cream – A delightfully sweet and simple spring indulgence that’s refined sugar free made with balsamic roasted strawberries, torn fresh mint, and an airy probiotic rich yogurt cream sauce.


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Ingredients

for the roasted strawberries

  • 1 pint of strawberries, stemmed and cut in half
  • 1/2 tsp avocado oil
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 8 mint leaves, chopped

for the whipped yogurt sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large pasture raised egg white
  • 2 ice cubes (optional, but keeps things nice and cold)

Instructions

for the roasted strawberries

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Toss strawberries with avocado oil, maple syrup, sea salt and balsamic vinegar.
  3. Roast, face down for 10 minutes, until beginning to caramelize and soften.
  4. Flip and roast another 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.
  6. When strawberries have cooled, toss with chopped mint.

for the whipped yogurt sauce

  1. Process yogurt, maple syrup, sea salt and vanilla extract in a blender until well combined.
  2. Add egg white and 2 ice cubes and process on high for several minutes, until mixture is airy and light.

for assembly

spoon some of the yogurt mixture into a bowl, top with strawberries and serve immediately!


Notes

You will probably have some of the yogurt sauce leftover. In my experience it will actually keep in the refrigerator for several days, and maintain it’s airy quality. Can be paired with so many other yummy things – the only limit is your imagination!