Spaghetti With Strawberries

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Do you love spaghetti? Do you enjoy biting into a fresh, juicy strawberry? Try this perfect combination of the two! That’s right, pasta and strawberries together! 

When balsamic vinegar is paired with the sweetness of strawberries it makes a delicious flavor combination that will beat any complex tomato sauce. 

You Will Need:

Spaghetti
Strawberries
Olive Oil
Balsamic Vinegar
Salt
Pepper
Basil
Parmesan cheese

From Your Kitchen:

From your kitchen utensils, you will need:
A large pot
Skillet
Colander
Tongs
Mixing Bowl

Cooking Instructions:

1. Bring a large pot of water with salt and 1 Tbsp olive oil to a boil. Add spaghetti noodles and cook until the noodles are cooked. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water, but drain the rest.

2. While pasta is cooking, in a skillet over medium heat, warm olive oil until it begins to simmer. Add diced strawberries, season with salt and pepper as desired. Cook stirring often until strawberries begin to fall apart. It should take between 8 to 10 minutes.

3. Once cooked, add vinegar and stir. If desired add a little of the pasta water to the strawberry mixture. You want the sauce to be thin enough to coat the noodles but not too runny.

4. Mix the drained pasta and sauce together until noodles are coated. Add parmesan cheese and basil. Mix together well. Serve while hot and enjoy!

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Spaghetti With Strawberries

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: pasta, spaghetti, strawberries, strawberry
Servings: 4 people

Equipment

  • large pot
  • colander
  • tongs
  • skillet

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 1 pound strawberries washed, hulled and diced
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp pepper as desired
  • 1 tsp salt as desired
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp basil

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water with salt and 1 Tbsp olive oil to a boil. Add spaghetti noodles and cook until the noodles are cooked. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water, but drain the rest.
  • While pasta is cooking, in a skillet over medium heat, warm olive oil until it begins to simmer. Add diced strawberries season with salt and pepper as desired. Cook stiring often until strawberries begin to fall apart. It should take between 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Once cooked, add vinegar and stir in. If desired add a little of the pasta water to the strawberry mixture. You want the sauce to be thin enough to coat the noodles but not too runny.
  • Mix the drained pasta and sauce together until noodles are coated. Add parmesan cheese and basil. Mix together well. Serve while hot and enjoy!

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