Salsa Fragola is a simple Italian sauce, made of fresh strawberries  macerated with sugar and balsamic vinegar.  Yes, vinegar.

Balsamic vinegar comes in many levels of sweetness and the best are sweet, with very mild acidity, pairing well with berries, peaches, and  melons.

Served over frozen custard, gelato or ice cream, Salsa Fragola adds a sweet, mildly tart taste to the dish creating a wonderful dessert.

Frozen Custard with Salsa Fragola
A cool, sultry and comforting dessert.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4
  • 4 scoops frozen custard or ice cream (your favorite flavor)
  • 2 Cups Salsa Fragola
Salsa Fragola
  • 2 Cups fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1 Tablespoon superfine or confectioners' sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar from Modena
  1. Prepare the Salsa by mixing the berries with the sugar and vinegar, and gently tossing with a spoon. Chill and reserve for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  2. When ready to serve, scoop ice cream or frozen custard into four serving bowls.
  3. Top with Salsa Fragole and serve immediately.


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