It’s strawberry season again, and we’ve got some great strawberry recipe ideas so you can use all of those luscious berries you just hauled from the farmer’s market.
If you’re on the lookout for things to make with strawberries, I know you’ll find something fabulous in this list of totally delicious recipes using fresh strawberries. One of our favorites is this lemon strawberry ice pop recipe, but I’ve got so many more ways to use up your fresh strawberries in the recipes below.
Freshly-picked strawberries are so good by themselves, but why not toss ’em into some recipes and really bring out there flavor!
Strawberry Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less
Basic strawberry recipes are the recipes I go to first – the fewer the ingredients the better! If I can pull something together without a trip to the store that’s an instant score!
Check out these fabulous strawberry recipes that are super simple and quick to pull together with minimal ingredients:
1. Cream Cheese Filled Strawberries
The Frugal Girls show how to make these amazing cream cheese filled strawberries.
2. Strawberry Salsa Recipe
Change up your party salsa with this incredible strawberry salsa recipe (plus bonus recipe for the cinnamon chips!) from Crazy for Crust
3. Strawberry Goat Cheese Bites with Balsamic Reduction
I have a special relationship with goat cheese, and this recipe looks perfect in so many ways. Joyful Healthy Eats has the recipe.
4. 5-Ingredient Strawberry Tart
5 ingredients, my friends. That’s all you need to make these delicious no-bake strawberry tarts from Tried and Tasty.
5. Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Nothing wrong with going back to the basics. Chocolate covered strawberries are where it’s at, and you can check out this post on the Food Network to see how to make them yourself!
7 Breakfast Recipes You can Make with Fresh Strawberries
Muffins, pancakes, breads, oh my! Some of these breakfast treats are definitely a carb overload, but who cares when the strawberries are only around for a little while. In face, strawberries are packed with antioxidants and other nutrients, so if you can start the day with some berries, you’ll be off to a great start.
6. Easy Puff Pastry Strawberry Recipe
We love making these around Valentine’s Day, but they’re easy enough to make any time. These are always a hit when I surprise the kids with these strawberry puff pastry hearts.
7. Wholegrain Strawberry Breakfast Cake
This wholegrain strawberry breakfast cake is a delicious and healthy way to start your day. Check out The Clever Carrot for the recipe.
8. Fresh Strawberry Muffin Recipe
These fresh strawberry muffins from Inspired Taste are a staple at our house. They’re incredibly easy to make and the brown sugar topping really brings it home.
9. Strawberry Pancake Recipe
Put the strawberries in the pancakes, or on top. Either way you can’t lose. Inspired Taste shares a delicious recipe for homemade strawberry pancakes.
10. Strawberry Walnut Bread
If you’re strawberries are starting to get a little too ripe, go ahead and chop ’em up. Then, toss them into a delicious bread recipe like Yummy Healthy Easy‘s strawberry walnut bread.
11. Lazy Strawberry Cinnamon Rolls
You can whip up some yummy strawberry cinnamon rolls in no time with this “lazy” recipe from Grandbaby-Cakes.
12. Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats
Overnight oats are a surefire winner for a delicious and healthy way to start the day strawberries and cream overnight oats
4 Delicious Desserts You Can Make with Strawberries
Desserts that taste delicious and are beautiful to look at? Yes, please! Delicious strawberry dessert ideas are not hard too come by thanks to the natural sweetness and beautiful color of strawberries. They beg to be used in desserts, either as props or the main attraction. Click through the desserts below and see which one you’ll bring to your next pot luck!
13. Strawberry Meringue Dessert
These strawberry meringues are perfect for special occasions. See Olivia’s Cuisine for the recipe.
14. Strawberry Cream Truffles
It may be easier than you think to make a decadent batch of strawberry cream truffles. My Whole Food Life has the details.
15. Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cake
If you’re looking for a simple dessert you can make with the kids, take a look at the strawberry chocolate chip cake from Julia’s Album.
16. Strawberry and Cream Cheese Pastries
These are gorgeous, and they freeze well. So, make a huge batch and freeze half of them to use as needed. Like on those days when the only way to get to your happy place is with a good dose of sugar. Diethood shares the recipe.
4 Vegan Strawberry Recipes
I’m not vegan. But, I recently lost about 15 pounds and I’m not in a big hurry to gain it back, so I try to be good and find recipes that are tasty and use wholesome, healthy ingredients. Plus, some of my favorite recipe blogs happen to be feature vegan recipes as their main staple. Even if you’re not a vegan, you should definitely check out these fresh strawberry vegan recipes.
17. Almond Strawberry Chia Seed Pudding
18. Strawberry Rhubarb Pop Tarts
19. Vegan and Flourless Strawberry Apple Breakfast Crips
20. Warm Spring Salad with Strawberries
5 Healthy Strawberry Smoothie Recipes
Strawberries are the perfect smoothie ingredient due to their size (already small so minimal cutting), texture, and freezability . If you can, try to find strawberries at their peak for the best tasting smoothies. The best strawberries are deep, dark red. When I’m buying a pack from the store, I do the sniff test. Yep – put the strawberries right up to your nose and you’ll know right away if they’re at their peak. The sweet aroma that comes from ripe strawberries is irresistible.
21. Strawberry Chia Watermelon Smoothie
The chia seeds in this recipe add an interesting texture to an already interesting flavor combination of strawberries and watermelon. Minimalist Baker shares the recipe for this healthy drink.
22. Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie
This refreshing smoothie is just what you need on a hot, summer day. Visit Damn Delicious for the recipe.
23. Nutella Strawberry Smoothie
My kids love strawberry and Nutella sandwiches, so this Nutella strawberry smoothie from 52 Kitchen Adventures immediately caught my eye!
24. Strawberry Spinach Green Smoothie
Green smoothies have a lot to offer between taste and nutrition. Toss some strawberries into your next green smoothie for some sweetness. And check out this strawberry spinach green smoothie recipe from Cooking Classy.
25. Simple Strawberry Smoothie
Classic, simple, and delicious. The Summery Umbrella shows how to make a simple strawberry smoothie.
Preserve Your Extra Strawberries
Looking for more things to make with strawberries?
If you still have more strawberries than you know what to do with, try these methods for preserving your fruit:
- How to make strawberry syrup
- Quick strawberry jam tutorial
- How to make strawberry chips
- Make your own strawberry fruit leather