- 2 cups small fresh strawberries
- 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon good quality balsamic vinegar
- grinding of coarse black pepper
- fresh mint leaves
- Place the strawberries in a medium bowl. Sprinkle with the brown sugar and the vinegar. Stir gently to combine. Let sit for 1 hour at room temperature.
- Grind a small amount of black pepper over the berries. Spoon into small dessert bowls, pouring some of the juice from the bowl over the berries. Garnish with mint.