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Strawberry fruit salad on a large white serving plate decorated with fresh chamomile flowers.

Strawberry Chamomile Fruit Salad with Yogurt

This fresh brunch side dish is loaded with sweet berries, creamy yogurt, and a floral chamomile syrup. It makes for a great brunch side dish or summer dessert!
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Course: Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: summer
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients

Fruit Salad

  • 1 pound strawberries, chopped about 1 ½ cups
  • cup strawberry preserves
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup chamomile syrup recipe below
  • fresh chamomile flowers to garnish

Chamomile Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup dried chamomile flowers

Instructions

Fruit Salad

  • Toss berries with chamomile syrup in a large bowl.
  • Mix jam with lemon zest, juice and salt.
  • Spread yogurt on a large platter.
  • Drizzle yogurt with the perserve mixture and top with strawberries. Garish with fresh chamomile flowers and serve!

Chamomile Syrup

  • Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan.
  • Cook over high heat, stirring often, until sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add dried chamomile flowers. Steep for 8 minutes.
  • Strain syrup through a fine mesh sive and cool compltely befor using.
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Notes

Chamomile Syrup Made with Tea Bags Option:
  • Replace the dried chamomile flowers with 10 bags of chamomile tea.
  • Steep the tea bags for 6 minutes.
  • Strain and allow to cool completely
  • Note: the flavor will be slightly different from the version with dried loose chamomile flowers, but it totally works!

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Nutrition

Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg