Maria's Rhubarb Sauce with Strawberries

Rhubarb and Strawberries: Sometimes it seems these two tastes were made for each other.

May 23, 2011

Serve this spring treat as is or with ice cream or frozen yogurt. The tangy sauce is good on its own, too, just like applesauce.

Serves: 8
Prep: 6 min
Cook: 24 min
Total: 30 min

  • 10 stalks rhubarb (about 1 1/4 lb total), cut into 1" pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 lb strawberries, quartered

1. Combine rhubarb and water in medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.


2. Add sugar and cloves. Cook until rhubarb is reduced to a sauce, about 20 minutes.

3. Serve strawberries with rhubarb sauce over top.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories     146.7 cal
Fat     0.5 g
Saturated fat     0.1 g
Cholesterol     0 mg
Sodium     4.5 mg
Carbohydrates     36.6 g
Total sugars     31.2 g
Dietary fiber     3.4 g
Protein     1.4 g

This recipe is courtesy of the Rodale Healthy Recipe Finder.

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