Macerated Berries

2 c. fresh strawberries
1/2 c. Cherry Balsamic
1/2 c. Basil Olive Oil
1 tsp. granulated sugar
1/2 c. fresh basil, rolled lengthwise and sliced lengthwise

Slice berries lengthwise into very thin slices. Add equal parts balsamic and oil. Gently fold in fresh basil and sugar. Reserve and spoon over top of ice cream or serve in a bowl with fresh whipped cream.

Alternative: Reduce the Basil Olive Oil to 1 tablespoon for a lower fat version.

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