Desserts: Fruit


Chocolate-Kissed Strawberries

Strawberries and dark chocolate supply disease-busting phytonutrients.


  • 2 ounces 60% bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 pint strawberries


  1. Rinse fruit well. Do not remove stems. Blot dry with a paper towel and set aside.
  2. Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler, stirring constantly. When chocolate has melted, remove top portion of the double boiler.
  3. To coat strawberries, hold one at a time by the top and dip into chocolate. Coat completely except for stem area.
  4. Let cool.

4 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving (1/4 recipe): 123 calories, 2 g protein, 19 g carbohydrate, 5 g fat, 4 g saturated fat, 1 mg cholesterol, 4 g fiber, 3 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 36.

Source: Elizabeth Ward, R.D.

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Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2006