Easy Sugar Free Strawberry Puree For Desserts or Beverages

Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 8 mins Yields 1 cup

Simple sugar free strawberry sauce to top on waffles, pancakes, fold in crepes, mix with yogurt, or top on ice cream. The options are limitless!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh strawberries 
  • 1/3 cup Swerve or equivalent sugar alternative 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

Clean, stem, and chop strawberries in 1/4 pieces.

Add berries and sweetener (or sugar) to a medium high heated saucepan, stirring occasionally until the juices are released and the mixture begins to thicken (5-8 minutes).

Remove from heat, then add the vanilla and stir until blended. 

If you would like some thick chunks of strawberries in the sauce, remove about 1/2 cup and set aside.

Blend remaining strawberries to puree. Return 1/2 cup that was set aside and mix in the mixture.

Let cool completely.  Store in an airtight jar and keep refrigerated. 

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Recipe Notes

Granulated sugar can be used if you are not sugar-free.

Strawberry puree will remain fresh for about a week.

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