Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"Doubtless God could have made a better berry (than the strawberry), but doubtless God never did." -William Allen Butler, Poet

The refrigerator light goes on...

Simple, straightforward. The best sauces don't require hours of time in the kitchen or dozens of ingredients. This sauce is perfect over a scoop of ice cream or even as a topping for fruit, but was was designed for use in my Strawberry Shortcake recipe.


Strawberry Sauce

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 1/4 cup

Cooking Time: 90 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well in the refrigerator for 2 - 3 days.

Strawberry Sauce, a healthy topping for desserts from Dr. Gourmet


  • 4 ounces fresh strawberries (stemmed and sliced)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp sugar

Place the strawberries, water and sugar in a small stainless steel or non-reactive sauce pan over medium heat. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Remove from the heat and let cool slightly. Puree using a blender or stick blender.

Pass the sauce through a fine mesh sieve. Chill the sauce for at least 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1/4 cup

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 15 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 0g 0%
    Saturated Fat 0g 0%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 0%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
    Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
Vitamin K 1mcg Potassium 43mg