Ingredients for 4 servings:
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
Zest of 1/2 lemon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 pound fresh strawberries
1 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
Combine water, sugar, zest and lemon juice in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer and reduce to 1/4 cup. Cool.
Rinse, pat dry, hull and dice the berries.
Toss berries with syrup.
- Spoon a thin layer of balsamic vinegar on the bottom of each verrine.
- Toss the strawberries with the reserved syrup and 1/4 of the basil. among the containers.
- Cover the berries with remaining basil.