Strawberries and black pepper is not something you think of in a typical dessert. “Works well!” says Sodexo chef Chris Follari who suggests to try this special rare recipe. “Give it a shot.”


Balsamic Marinated Strawberries with Vanilla Black Pepper Frozen Yogurt

  • 2 Cup Vanilla Frozen Yogurt softened
  • 6 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Superfine Sugar
  • 2 Cup Strawberries, stemmed and quartered
  • 4 Each Triangle Wafer Cookies
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Gray salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Step 1:

Combine vinegar, sugar, salt and black pepper. Mix well to incorporate. Let stand for 15 minutes.

Step 2:

When ready, stir again to incorporate all the sugar, then pour over sliced strawberries and gently toss until berries are fully coated.

Step 3:

Divide the strawberries between 4 glasses, top with the softened vanilla frozen yogurt top each with one turn of the peppermill black pepper. Place the wafer cookie sticking into the glass and serve.