Strawberry & Basil Eton Mess

Prep time: 10min
Total time: 15min
Serves: 6
2 cups
strawberries, hulled and chopped
500 mL
2 tbsp
sugar
30 mL
2 cups
35% cream
500 mL
4
meringue nests (80 g), broken in bite-size pieces
2 tbsp
loosely packed finely chopped fresh basil
30 mL
Per serving (1/6 of the recipe):
calories
370
fat
30 g
saturated fat
18 g
carbs
21 g
sugar
17 g
protein
3 g
cholestrol
110 mg
fibre
1 g
sodium
40 mg

Directions

  1. Stir together strawberries and sugar. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, whip cream until stiff peaks form.

  2. Set aside 1/4 cup (60 mL) of the strawberries and 1 tsp (5 mL) of the basil for garnish. Fold meringue pieces, remaining strawberries (and any juices) and remaining basil into the whipped cream. Divide mixture among 6 bowls and top with reserved strawberries and basil.