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Jan 26, 2012 11:43 AM

Pasta with strawberries

Has anyone ever made/eaten this? I've seen it on some menus and the internet is full of recipes for it. Here is one:

I've always been curious about this dish but have never ordered it or ventured to make it. Thanks.

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  1. I've never eaten it, but it sounds like it could definitely work. Strawberries and balsamic certainly go together. I would expect it to be on the sweeter side, but that's never bothered me before in a tomato sauce. With the acidity from the vinegar, it sounds like a bright but balanced dish.

    If you do get around to making it please post your experience! I would love to hear how it turned out.

    1. Yes. With taleggio & green asparagus. Nice combo.

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      1. re: linguafood

        Did you make it or have it at a restaurant, linguafood? How was the taleggio and asparagus incorporated into the recipe? Thanks.

        1. re: linguafood

          Interesting...did you melt the taleggio in? If so, last step before mixing in strawberries?

        2. On a similar note, I have done risotto with strawberries and strawberry/chicken risotto as well as a peach risotto. If you step back, pasta is a flour base so how different conceptually is it from using strawberries with a traditonal pie crust or biscuit? Same family tree, just several branches further away.

          Another riff is making a 'chocolate' pasta and then serving it with fudge sauce and ice cream.