Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce with Video

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce with Video

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce: Sweet and tart combination of strawberries and rhubarb is a delicious addition to breakfast waffles or pancakes.  An ice cream Sundae topped with this sauce will be a winner at your next party.  Add some whipping cream or heavy cream to the sauce and enjoy a bowl of it for dessert.  Strawberry Rhubarb sauce is soo good on Brown Butter Pancakes.

rhubarb plant
RHUBARB PLANT

How Do I Find Rhubarb For Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce?  

Fresh-picked rhubarb is the juiciest. However, during May, it will show up in the produce section of the grocery store. 3 – 4 stalks are enough for a cup of sliced rhubarb. When you find it, buy extra.  Come July,  your ice-cream sundae will thank you for making extra and freezing it.  

strawberry rhubarb sauce

Rhubarb, is it a fruit or a vegetable? If you guessed fruit, than you are in the majority.   Most people think it is a fruit. Nope!  It is a vegetable.   I gave some to a friend awhile back. He didn’t know what it was and tried to stir fry it with some other vegetables. He still gives me a hard time about that horrible sour vegetable I gave him. Oh my, now when I give rhubarb to someone who has never cooked it, I warn them about how tart it is, and I give them this recipe.

strawberry rhubarb sauce ingredients

Here Are The Steps for This Delicious Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce.  

1. Pick or purchase several stalks of rhubarb.  Slice them into 1/2 inch slices.  You want 2 cups in total.

2. Slice a cup of fresh strawberries. 

3.  In a 2 quart kettle, add the rhubarb, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/4 cup of water. 

4. Bring the mixture to a boil and then simmer for 5 minutes.  

5. Add the strawberries and simmer for 1 more minute.   

6. Remove from heat and serve either warm or cold.  Both are delicious. 

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Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce: Sweet and tart combination of strawberries and rhubarb is a delicious addition to breakfast waffles or pancakes.  An ice cream Sundae topped with this sauce will be a winner at your next party. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, rhubarb, sauce, strawberry rhubarb, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 8
Calories: 61kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rhubarb (240g) sliced, 1/2 inch slices
  • 1 cup strawberries (167g) fresh, sliced
  • ½ cup sugar (198g)
  • ¼ cup water (236ml)

Instructions

  • Add rhubarb, sugar, and water to a kettle.
    strawberry rhubarb sauce ingredients
  • Bring to a boil and then simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add the sliced strawberries and simmer for 1 more minute
  • Serve hot or cold. Delicious over ice cream or on waffles.

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Notes

Make a double or triple batch and freeze the extra.  You will be so happy in July and August enjoying it on an ice-cream sundae. 

Nutrition

Serving: 70g | Calories: 61kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 31IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
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