Vanilla Rhubarb Salad with Strawberries

Satisfy your craving for vanilla with this easy and delicious salad recipe.

Number of servings : 4

Prep time: 10 minutes + 1 hour, chilling time

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Type of meal : | Salads | Salads

Special diet : | Low fat | Low calorie

Ingredients

800 g thin rhubarb stalks
1 vanilla bean
2⁄3 cup (160 ml) dry white wine
3 to 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
500 g strawberries
2 tablespoons orange liqueur
1 tablespoon icing (confectioners’) sugar

 

Directions

  1. Peel rhubarb stalks and cut into small pieces.
  2. Split open vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out seeds. Cut in half crosswise. Place rhubarb, vanilla pod, vanilla seeds, wine and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Cook rhubarb, covered, over low heat 4 to 5 minutes. The pieces should still hold their shape and not become very soft. Remove from heat, let rhubarb cool. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  4. Remove vanilla bean and spoon rhubarb into small bowls. Cut about two–thirds of the strawberries into pieces and place in food processor with orange liqueur and icing sugar.
  5. Purée until a strawberry froth forms on the surface.

    5. Pour puréed strawberries over rhubarb pieces. Garnish with remaining strawberries.

Health Bites: At 4 g of protein (and no fat!) per serving, this fruit salad is both delicious and healthy.

Nutritional information:

Vanilla Rhubarb Salad with Strawberries
Vanilla Rhubarb Salad with Strawberries