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Arugula, Marinated Balsamic Strawberries, Shaved Parmesan

This light dish is simple and perfect for summer

Looking for a simple recipe that looks as good as it tastes? Three main ingredients, arugula, strawberries, and parmesan, will help you achieve this.

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  • 1 pint medium strawberries
  • 1/4 Cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4 Ounces shaved parmesan
  • 1 Cup arugula
  • 2 Ounces extra light olive oil
  • sea salt, such as Maldon, to taste
  • pink peppercorn, to taste


Cut strawberries in thin rounds.  Then place strawberries in a bowl. 

Pour vinegar, brown sugar, olive oil, and a pinch of Maldon salt over the strawberries.

Stir and let sit for 5-10 minutes.

To plate:

With a slotted spoon, place half of the sliced marinated strawberries on a white plate. 

Top off with 1/2 cup of arugula and 1 ounce of shaved parmesan. 

Repeat this for one more plate. Serve and enjoy!