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28 Summer strawberry recipes to make your mouth water

Whitney Coy is a freelance writer and editor based in Columbus, OH, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She writes frequently for SheKnows, as well as several other websites. She writes on topics including parenting, trav...

Scrumptious strawberry recipes

Nothing says summer like a basket full of freshly picked strawberries. Put them to good use with strawberry recipes to make your mouth water.
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Breakfast

1

Strawberry and lemon pancakes

Strawberry lemon pancakes

Start your morning off right with these light and fluffy strawberry and lemon pancakes, filled with the tastes of summer.

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2

Balsamic-roasted strawberry parfaits

balsamic strawberry parfaits

This savory take on a traditional quick breakfast will satisfy that hunger for savory in the morning.

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3

Pink strawberry waffles

Pretty in pink strawberry waffles

These fluffy pink waffles will make any girl squeal with delight, and their taste will make everyone smile.

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4

Strawberry and lemonade scones

Strawberry lemonade scones recipe

Scones make the perfect sweet treat to complement your morning coffee. These are filled with the mouth-watering tastes of summer.

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5

Strawberry jam

strawberry jam

Nothing tops toast or biscuits like homemade strawberry jam.

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6

Banana split smoothies

banana split smoothie

Breakfast that tastes like a banana split? Yes, please.

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Main dish

7

Strawberry avocado salad with poppy seed dressing

Strawberry avocado salad

Fresh greens, sliced strawberries and big chunks of avocado. Can it get any more summery than that?

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8

Spinach salad with avocados and strawberries

Spinach Salad with Avocados and Strawberries

There are no tiny bites in this hefty salad. It's full of sweet, tangy slices of all of your summer favs.

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9

Balsamic strawberry and goat cheese flatbread

Balsamic strawberry and goat cheese flat breads recipe

This beautiful mix of summer fruits and veggies, piled high atop a savory piece of flatbread, makes a perfectly light summer meal.

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10

Chilled strawberry soup

Chilled strawberry soup

This cool and sweet strawberry soup is a refreshing way to begin a summertime meal.

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11

Shrimp pasta with strawberry champagne vinaigrette

Strawberry pasta

Give your savory pasta dish a tangy twist by adding fresh strawberries.

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12

Strawberry basil quinoa salad with champagne vinaigrette

Strawberry basil quinoa salad with champagne vinaigrette

The addition of quinoa to this salad makes it savory and filling — perfect for a light meal.

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Desserts

13

Milk-free strawberry gelato

Milk-free strawberry gelato

This cool and refreshing dessert is the perfect ending to an outdoor summer dinner.

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14

Fried cheesecake burritos topped with strawberries

Cheesecake burrito with strawberries

Did you say fried cheesecake? That's two of our very favorite things combined. The fresh strawberries on top make it even better. How can we say no?

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15

Strawberry clafouti

Strawberry clafoutis

Fresh strawberries replace classic cherries in this fresh take on a French dessert.

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16

Roasted strawberry, honey and balsamic shooters

Roasted strawberry and balsamic shooters

This luscious dessert is the perfect thing to impress your guests at a summer get-together.

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17

Strawberry tiramisu

Strawberry tiramisù recipe

Try this fruity and light take on a classic Italian dessert.

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18

Old-fashioned strawberry and mint shortcake

Old fashioned strawberry and mint shortcake

The addition of mint gives this this traditional summer dessert a whole new taste.

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19

Mini strawberry lemonade cupcakes

Mini strawberry lemonade cupcake

We dare you to eat just one of these delicious but tiny treats.

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20

Roasted strawberry hot fudge milkshakes

strawberry milkshake

Believe us, this isn't your mama's strawberry milkshake.

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21

Strawberry beer sorbet

strawberry beer sorbet

Most men would give you an unimpressed shrug if you said you were serving sorbet, but we bet the fact that this one is made with beer will raise their eyebrows just a bit.

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22

Strawberry pound cake skewers

Strawberry pound cake skewers recipe

Everyone loves food on a stick, and this cake-and-fruit dessert is no exception.

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23

Strawberry and peach galette

Strawberry peach galette recipe

This dessert gives meaning to fruit for dessert. It's light enough to enjoy on a warm summer evening and sweet enough to satisfy even the heaviest sugar cravings.

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24

Strawberry cheesecake cupcakes

Strawberry cheesecake cupcake recipe

We were sold at cheesecake cupcakes, but the addition of strawberries makes our mouths water.

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Drinks

25

Watermelon and strawberry lemonade

Watermelon and strawberry lemonade

Sip away the summer with this sweet twist on a classic drink.

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26

Strawberry margarita Jell-O shots

Strawberry margarita Jell-O shots

Add some sophistication to your Jell-O shots by ditching those tiny plastic containers for strawberries, instead.

Get the recipe for strawberry margarita Jell-O shots >>

27

Strawberry watermelon cocktails

Strawbery watermelon cocktail

This cocktail screams summer, and it can be served with or without liquor. Make a virgin drink for the kiddos, and then spike yours.

Get the recipe for strawberry watermelon cocktails >>

28

Nonalcoholic strawberry margaritas

Non-alcoholic strawberry margarita recipe

Want the great taste of a strawberry margarita without the alcohol? We've got you covered.

Get the recipe for nonalcoholic strawberry margaritas >>

Tell us: Which of these strawberry recipes are you most excited to try?

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