It’s National Strawberry Shortcake Day, which has us all in the mood for this classic summer fruit. But we got to thinking that while shortcake is probably the strawberry dish everyone thinks of first, there are plenty of other scrumptious ways to nom on strawberries. Here are 15 of the very best strawberry recipes ever.
Light and fresh and sweet – you’d never even know you were eating something good for you.
No cooking required. Perfect for a too-hot day.
Don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried. it.
Perfect for just about any salad you could want. Not too sweet, not too bitter, just right.
Who says bruschetta can only have tomatoes? Those people have no imagination.
Only strawberry could make a perfect dessert like cheesecake even better.
You’ll feel like you belong in an episode of “Little House On The Prairie” – except you can Instagram this dessert.
Spicy, sweet and utterly addicting.
Yas yas yassssss.
10. Strawberry Pizza
If it’s got fruit on it, it counts as healthy, right? Who cares.
Fruity with a kick. The best kind of fruity, really.
You’ll never even remember what the storebought kind taste like.
The ultimate “I only have random ingredients in my kitchen” quick and easy dinner.
Instructions: sip slowly, preferable on a porch.
Classics never go out of style.
What are your favorite summer strawberry recipes? Tell us in the comments below!