50 Strawberry Recipes to Sweeten Your Summer

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Strawberries taste like summer to me in the same way that apple cider tastes like fall and peanut brittle tastes like Christmas. We’re at the tail end of the local strawberry crop season where I am, and you know what that means: adventurous cooking with deeply discounted produce! #Adulthood #Amirite #YesIAm

I don’t know your status, but I haven’t gotten nearly my fill of strawberries in yet this summer. That’s even after having gone strawberry picking in early June. Strawberries are just so good, you guys! There can never be too many. Bring on the recipes.


1. Strawberry Soup
strawberry soup

2. Strawberry Cucumber Salad with Lemon Cream

3. 5-Ingredient Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad

4. Quinoa Salad with Spinach, Strawberries and Blueberries

5. Chicken Strawberry Pineapple Salad

6. Strawberry, Pink Peppercorn and Mint Couscous

7. Balsamic Strawberry, Rhubarb, and Chia Pudding

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8. Layered Chia Pudding With Strawberry Fig Compote

9. Roasted Asparagus Strawberry Salad

10. Strawberry Salsa

11. Grilled Salmon with Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa

I tried this and it’s really tasty! Makes a very mild salsa.

12. Caramelized Figs and Goat Cheese Pizza With Strawberries and Balsamic Glaze

13. Strawberry Bruschetta Grilled Cheese

14. Strawberry Avocado Goat Cheese Panini

“There aren’t many meatless sandwiches that leave me feeling completely satisfied, but when you combine sweet spring strawberries with avocado and tart goat cheese, you get one of them.”

15. Slow Cooker Strawberry Chipotle BBQ

16. Grilled Chicken with Spicy Strawberry BBQ Sauce

17. Grilled Strawberry and Shrimp Skewers with Fennel Slaw

18. Fish Tacos with Quick Pickled Rhubarb and Strawberry Salsa

Unf. I want this in my mouth.

19. Balsamic Chicken with a Sweet and Spicy Strawberry Salsa

20. Strawberry Chutney Chicken Sandwich

Heads up: the chutney recipe takes 4-6 weeks. Plan ahead.

21. Coconut Chicken Stuffed With Goat Cheese an Strawberry Balsalmic Sauce

22. Strawberry Lemonade

23. 4-Ingredient Strawberry, Ginger, Coconut Ice Cream Float (Gluten Free, Vegan)

24. Strawberry Milk

25. Strawberry Basil Sipper

Tayler likes drinking the cocktail, then spooning out the vodka infused strawberries and eating them like a refreshing little dessert.

26. The Wimbledon

wimbledon pourAli: “This cocktail is perfect for dinner parties, garden parties, parties where you’d like to have a go at being fancy as fuck.”

27. Strawberries with Creme Fraiche and Sugar

Can confirm, this is an absolutely delightful way to eat strawberries.

28. Strawberry Mousse in Honey Tuiles

29. State Fair Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Pops

30. Chocolate Covered “Sativa” Strawberries

Chocolate Covered “Sativa

Via Weedist.

I assume you can just leave the weed out if you’re not into it.

31. Gluten Free Strawberry Cake Bread

32. White Chocolate Strawberry Cookies

33. Strawberry-Filled Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

34. Roasted Strawberry Trifles with Lemon Cream

35. Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes

36. Grilled Strawberry Poundcake

37. Strawberry Bread Pudding


Via PBS.

38. Triple Threat Vegan Cheesecake

Ara: “Fear not, I made this in the kitchen of my new place, which means I made it using only the assorted glassware that survived the move, a Talenti Gelato container, a silver spoon and a borrowed Ninja blender. If I and my untested kitchen skills could make it to impress someone in my book club, so can you.”

39. Strawberry Nutella Pizza

40. Strawberry Jam with Honey

41. Strawberry Ice Cream

42. Honey Ginger Strawberry Ice Cream

43. Strawberry Pomegranate and Rose Petal Mess

 Strawberry Pomegranate and Rose Petal Mess

44. Strawberry Ice Cream Pie

45. Rhubarb Strawberry Ginger Sorbet

Rhubarb-Strawberry-Ginger Sorbet

Via Food 52.

46. Strawberry and Pistachio Frozen Yogurt Bark

47. Frozen Strawberry Squares

48. Strawberry and Apricot Crisp with Pine-Nut Crumble

49. Strawberry Rhubarb Pie


50. Strawberry Pop Tart

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  1. These sound amazing (strawberry cookies?? I nearly ate my phone). The main problem is getting the strawberries safely from vine to mixing bowl without them taking a detour into my mouth.

  2. I am so excited to make all of these!! seconding @chandra re: getting the strawberries to where they need to be without a detour… it’s a problem every time.

  3. I didn’t even know Summer Fruit Salads were a thing and now they’re totally my thing.
    Can’t wait to try some of these

  4. my favourite super easy strawberry snack is just dipping them into sour cream, and then into brown sugar

    so god damn good, and almost entirely depression proof

  5. Thank you for this! 31 is exactly what I need right now as I have both a surplus of strawberries and a case of Celiac.

  6. I kind of hoped these were exclusively vegan. It saddens me that still so many feminists and women’s rights activists support the exploitation of cows’ reproductive system.

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