Strawberries make a great afternoon snack, and you can use them to make many yummy desserts, but you may be surprised to know that strawberries are also great additions to your favorite savory foods.
California Strawberries has hundreds of strawberry recipes for you to try. And even better, any one of these savory strawberry recipes provides great benefits because of all the strawberry nutrition benefits packed inside each delicious berry.
BBQ Chicken Drumsticks with Strawberry-Chipotle Sauce
Blending strawberries in with your barbecue sauce is a great way to change up your favorite summertime barbecue dish. Strawberry-chipotle sauce is easy to make and will add sweet and spicy flavor to your barbecue.
To make this dish, grill your favorite cuts of chicken. Our recipe calls for drumsticks, but you could substitute thighs, breasts, or wings. Baste the strawberry-chipotle sauce on your barbecued chicken for a flavor that is sure to be a hit at your next get-together.
Strawberry BLT Lettuce Roll-Ups
BLTs are a classic sandwich that are tasty and easy to make. We love to swap out the tomatoes for fresh California strawberries when we’re in the mood to change it up! You’d be surprised just how great they taste!
Follow our easy recipe. Layer up all of the delicious flavors, roll them up together, and enjoy!
Fish Tacos with Strawberry-Cucumber Salsa
Who doesn’t love taco night? Now you can jazz up your fish tacos with a strawberry-cucumber salsa. Our fish taco recipe takes just minutes to cook, and it’s so easy to make. Strawberry-cucumber salsa will quickly become one of your favorite additions to your taco night.
Strawberry & Avocado Tostadas
We’re sure you’ll love our strawberry & avocado tostadas recipe. They’re tasty and crunchy, and such a game changer for easy weeknight meals.
Assemble the tostadas by topping the tortillas with our strawberry-avocado mixture. You can easily enjoy the tostada with the sweet and savory salsa, or add on some additional toppings. We like to top the tostada with a sprinkle of chili powder, crumbled queso fresco, and a squeeze of lime juice – it’s delicious!
Strawberry Goat Cheese Pizza
Strawberries and goat cheese are a classic combination used in things like charcuterie boards. But these flavors really come together in a fresh, not pizza!
Our strawberry goat cheese pizza recipe walks you through making the pizza dough, a white balsamic vinaigrette, and an aged balsamic reduction. If you want to make this recipe but are intimidated to make the dough, you can easily get some premade pizza dough from the refrigerated section of your grocery store. This is a recipe that we’re sure you’ll make again and again.
A Few Strawberry Nutrition Facts
Strawberries are a sweet and nutritious fruit. You need just eight medium strawberries to enjoy a whole serving of strawberry nutrition. A serving of strawberries has about 45 calories and is full of vitamins and minerals. Here’s some of the benefits you’ll get when you eat a serving of strawberries:
- Vitamins C
Strawberries are gluten-free and cholesterol-free. They are also a good source of fiber and are fat free.
Use California Strawberries in Your Favorite Savory Dishes
Buy California strawberries to add to your favorite savory dishes. You’ll enjoy their sweet flavor and also support our California strawberry farmers and farmworkers. When you use California Strawberries in your dishes you’ll enhance the taste with the added benefit of nutrition