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Obelisk Strawberries in Chianti

Obelisk Strawberries in Chianti 6.000

Len Spoden

May 16, 2007

The strawberries can be tossed with sugar and wine up to 10 minutes ahead; leave them out at room temperature to macerate.

Serve in small bowls, with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

Servings: 6
  • 2 pints strawberries
  • 2 teaspoons sugar, or to taste
  • 3 cups chianti


Lay out a clean dish towel on the counter. Fill a large bowl with cold water. Add the strawberries and use your hands to lightly toss them in the water. Drain and transfer to the towel, gently patting them dry. Remove the stems and pith in the center of the berries; slice them, if desired. Place the berries in the (empty) bowl and toss with the sugar and Chianti; let the berries macerate for at least 15 minutes before serving.

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From chef Esther Lee at Obelisk restaurant.

Tested by Bonnie S. Benwick.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 138

% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 0g 0%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 1mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates: 12g 4%

Dietary Fiber: 2g 8%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 1g

*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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