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Rhubarb Fool with Strawberries

 Rhubarb Fool with Strawberries
A fool is a classic British dessert that's usually made with whipped cream and cooked fruit. Try my quick version with rhubarb and berries. —Cheryl Miller, Fort Collins, Colorado
6 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 3 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb (1-inch pieces)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine rhubarb, sugar, orange juice and salt.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 6-8 minutes or until
  • rhubarb is tender. Cool slightly.
  • Process rhubarb mixture in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a
  • bowl; refrigerate, covered, until cold.
  • Just before serving, in a large bowl, whip cream until soft peaks
  • form. Lightly fold in pureed rhubarb and strawberries.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 213 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 42 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.