It’s strawberry season, and this week they were on sale and ridiculously sweet. I made an easy and delicious strawberry pie for a midweek dessert. I cheated and used a pre-made pie crust but it would have probably been even better if I would have made it myself, if only I had more time. The filling would also be delicious topping over ice cream or yogurt.
One pre made graham cracker or shortbread pie crust ( make one yourself if your feeling up to it)
2 quarts fresh strawberries washed
2 T Balsamic Vinegar
1T fresh lemon juice
Slice about 12 large strawberries in half and cover bottom of pie shell ( use whole strawberries if they are small)
For filling: slice remaining strawberries, Place in nonstick skillet with balsamic vinegar over medium heat for 3 minutes.
Combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl until dissolved, add this and sugar to pan and bring to a boil.
Heat for 1 minute stirring constantly, remove from heat and add lemon juice. Cool and pour over strawberries in pie shell.
Cover and refrigerate until cool, about 3 hours.
Top with whipped cream and granola.