Berry Good Ice Cream Sauce
Meet the Cook: I started cooking in earnest as a bride 39 years ago. I'm thankful to say I improved in time - though I made something once even the dog refused to eat! Now, my three children are grown and I'm the grandmother of four. -Joy Beck, Cincinnati, Ohio
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1-3/4 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb
- 2/3 cup pureed fresh or frozen strawberries
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 2 cups sliced fresh or frozen strawberries
- Vanilla ice cream
- In a saucepan, combine the first four ingredients. Cook over medium heat until rhubarb is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the sliced strawberries. Store in the refrigerator. Serve over ice cream.
Editor's NoteIf using frozen rhubarb, measure rhubarb while still frozen, then thaw completely. Drain in a colander, but do not press liquid out.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 29 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Berry Good Ice Cream Sauce in Country Woman May/June 1997