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Quick Berry Coulis Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Quick Berry Coulis

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Coulis is a fancy word for a colorful, versatile dessert sauce. Because the berry pulp is not cooked, the flavor of fresh, ripe fruit really shines through. Chef’s secret: place coulis in a small squirt bottle to decorate dessert plates.

  • 2Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups fresh ripe berries, cleaned (coarsely chopped for large
  • 2 Tbs. sugar or agave nectar
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs. orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau, optional

Preparation

1. Combine berries, sugar, and lemon juice food processor bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
2. Add 1/4 cup water and orange liqueur, if using, to berry mixture, and purée until completely smooth.
3. Strain through fine mesh sieve, stirring and pressing with wooden spoon to remove seeds.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 21
  • Carbohydrate Content: 5 g
  • Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Fiber Content: 0.5 g
  • Protein Content: 0.5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 0.5 mg
  • Sugar Content: 4 g