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A Refreshing Summer Treat

A Refreshing Summer Treat

Earn the title "hostess with the mostest" by serving up this refreshing strawberry mint salad. This recipe is a go-to summer treat for Colette Shelton, Founder of COCOCOZY, for its sweet yet sophisticated flavor. Perfect as an accompaniment to any meal or served as dessert, this chilled salad is a hostess must for the al fresco entertaining season.

Only containing 4 ingredients, this simple recipe features macerated strawberries and mint chiffonade. Prepare the ingredients on the smooth side of a COCOCOZY Cutting and Serving Board, toss ingredients in a wooden Mixing Bowl, and serve in style by flipping the cutting board to the engraved COCOCOZY patterned side for a chic presentation. 

Ingredients:

4 cups of fresh strawberries

2 tablespoons crème fraîche

1 teaspoon granulated sugar

fresh mint leaves

Directions:

  1. Place the crème fraîche and sugar in a mixing bowl. Stir to combine.
  2. Cut the tops off of the strawberries. Add the cut strawberries to mixing bowl and marinate for about 10 minutes until softened.
  3. Chiffonade your mint leaves: do so by stacking several leaves on top of each other, rolling tight, and thinly slicing across the roll. Flush with your fingertips to separate the slices.
  4. Top macerated strawberries with mint slices to taste. Enjoy!

Whether enjoying as a side dish or dessert, this light strawberry salad is sure to impress everyone around the table. Elevate your next recipe with handcrafted mixing bowls and cutting boards designed to make everyday prep and serving seamless for the entertainer. 

 

Photo Credit: Alea Moore Photography

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