By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

For a variation of this recipe, use huckleberries, gooseberries and blackberries. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

Number of servings

Serves 2

Ingredients

  1. 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  2. 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  4. 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  5. 1/2 cup blueberries
  6. 1/2 cup raspberries
  7. 2 shortbread biscuits

Directions

In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and vanilla.

In another bowl, add the strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Pour the balsamic vinegar mixture over the berries. Let the fruit marinate for 10 to 15 minutes. Drain the marinade.

Refrigerate or serve immediately. To serve, divide the berries into 2 serving dishes. Place the shortbread biscuit on the side of the bowl.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :3/4 cup

  • Calories 176
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat Trace
  • Cholesterol 5 g
  • Sodium 56 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 33 g
  • Dietary fiber 4 g
  • Sugars 8 g
  • Protein 2 g
July 17, 2015