Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce Recipe
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Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce Recipe

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You'll love how well this strawberry rhubarb sauce goes with pancakes. It's a fresh from the farmers market favorite! —Mia Werner, Waukegan, Illinois
Featured In: Food Gifts for Dad
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:7 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 7 servings


  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 96 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the strawberries, rhubarb and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into fruit mixture. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Serve warm or chilled. Yield: 1-3/4 cups.
Editor's Note: If using frozen rhubarb, measure rhubarb while still frozen, then thaw completely. Drain in a colander, but do not press liquid out.
Originally published as Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce in Healthy Cooking

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VictoriaElaine User ID: 3422096 226805
Reviewed May. 23, 2015

"An excellent and tasty way to use up rhubarb! Tasted wonderful on pancakes."

rachocki4 User ID: 2403274 60023
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2014

"yummy!! delicious !!"

suepbarrick User ID: 1811519 86912
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2013

"This is wonderful! I have used it over strawberry shortcake, ice cream, and waffles. Divine!"

2B JRH User ID: 5883138 56151
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2011

"This recipe is beautiful! I only had rhubarb so i put 3 cups of rhubarb and no strawberries and then I also added a 1/4cup of water with the rhubarb and sugar to make it a bit thinner, it was still quite thick but very nice! This was has been put in the favorites."

asabot User ID: 620927 121163
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

"Just made this again and I still love how easy it is to make! Plan to serve it over angel food cake. Glad to see they've updated the nutritional info online so there's no longer a discrepancy."

asabot User ID: 620927 63933
Reviewed Jun. 12, 2010

"Easy to make and tastes delicious! I served over vanilla ice cream. I wonder about the nutritional info though...magazine says 96 calories, online says 55 for the same serving size."

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