Looking for a way to dress your oatmeal? Or perhaps a fruity alternative to maple syrup? Well, look no further. This simple strawberry coulis has all of those sweet and tangy flavours you love. Best of all, this recipe comes together in no time flat. You’ll want to drizzle it on everything!
If you’re looking to cut costs or save some money on your groceries, utilizing frozen fruit (especially when out of season) will certainly help. The fruit is frozen at peak freshness to ensure that it maintains all of those beneficial nutrients your body is craving.
The downside to frozen fruit is that for some varieties, the texture once thawed is a little lacking. I find this to be the case with strawberries especially. They get a little mushy. Now, this is no big deal if you’re tossing them into a smoothie, but if you try to put those frozen berries on your oatmeal (as I recently did) you may not get the result you were hoping for.
This is where the inspiration came from for this simple strawberry coulis. I wanted another way to use frozen fruit so I could get the benefit of berries during the winter months when the fresh ones are out of season and insanely expensive.
This super simple strawberry coulis is going to get you a lot of nutritious bang for your buck. It’s made from just 3 budget-friendly ingredients that are brimming with beneficial antioxidants.
You will need:
Frozen pomegranate arils
You can also use fresh ingredients if you prefer, but frozen works great in this recipe.
How to Make Strawberry Coulis
I wouldn’t call it super simple if there were a lot of complicated steps. As promised, this strawberry coulis comes together quickly, with minimal effort.
First things first, measure out your frozen strawberries and pomegranate arils and allow them to thaw in a bowl for 30 minutes to an hour. They don’t need to be completely thawed but let them get started so you will get a nice syrup instead of a fruit slush.
Once thawed or partially thawed, pour the fruit into your blender. Then add the lemon juice and blend until the fruit is broken down and the ingredients are well incorporated.
Then pour your beautiful sauce into an airtight container (a mason jar works perfectly) and store it in the fridge for 5-7 days.
How to Use It
I love an easy recipe as much as the next girl, but I love it even more when there are lots of ways to use it. That’s where this recipe really shines. Sure, it’s delicious and fruity and all the things you’re looking for in a delightful strawberry sauce, but it’s also really versatile!
You’ll really want to put this coulis on everything!
Try drizzling it on:
Whole grain toast with nut butter
Fruit salad and more!
You can even stir it into your favourite batter to give your baked goods a fresh new spin.
The next time you’re looking for a fresh, fruity topping, give this recipe a try.
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- 1/2 cup frozen pomegranate arils
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
1. Measure out the frozen fruit and set aside in a bowl to thaw.
2. Once the fruit is at least partially thawed, transfer it to a blender along with the lemon juice.
3. Blend until the fruit is fully broken down and the ingredients are well incorporated. I like to blend until the pomegranate seeds are fully pulverized.
4. Transfer to an airtight container or mason jar and store in the fridge for 5-7 days.
You can use fresh fruit if you prefer, but this recipe is a perfect way to use some budget-friendly frozen fruit.
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