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Annie Starke's Strawberry and Vanilla Sauce

Strawberry and Vanilla Sauce

byAnnie Starke
Total 30 mins, includes cooling time
Active 20 mins
Makes 6 to 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 3 cups strawberries, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 vanilla bean, split
    Directions
    1. In a medium saucepan, combine the strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the strawberries cook down to a pulp and the sauce becomes juicy, about 15 minutes. Pass the sauce through a fine-mesh sieve into a bowl, pressing down on the solids. Stir the vanilla bean into the purée. Set aside and let infuse for about 10 minutes.
    2. Remove the vanilla bean and pour the sauce into a mason jar.