Strawberry & Pink Grapefruit Balsamic Compote

Summertime in the Maritimes means fresh, locally grown and picked Strawberries are a must! Here's a simple recipe to transform your favorite summertime fruit into a thick syrupy topping:

  Ingredients:

 

2 Cups Fresh, local strawberries, washed an sliced into quarters

2 Tbsp.

Pink Grapefruit Balsamic

1/4 Cup

Water

2 Tbsp.

Sugar

1/2 Tsp. Mint leaves, chopped (optional)

  Directions:

Over medium-high heat, add the sliced strawberries, sugar, and water to a medium sized saucepan. Bring ingredients to a boil stirring occasionally. After a few minutes once the strawberries have started to break down add the Pink Grapefruit Balsamic, and mint(optional). Cook for another 5- 10 minutes or until desired thickness and consistency.

Serve over French Vanilla Ice Cream, Pancakes, French toast or Greek yogurt.