Strawberry, Pistachios, and Shortbread Tartare

This elegant and refreshing dessert combines the sweet and tangy flavors of strawberries with the crunch of pistachios and the buttery goodness of shortbread. Perfect for a summer treat or a light dessert, it’s both simple to make and delightfully delicious.

📋 Ingredients:

  • 500g strawberries, washed, drained, and cut into cubes
  • 50g unsalted pistachios, crushed
  • 4 Breton sand dunes (or any shortbread cookies)
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • Fresh mint leaves (for garnish)

📝 Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Strawberries:
    • In a bowl, mix the cubed strawberries with the icing sugar, lime juice, and lime zest. Ensure the strawberries are well coated.
    • Refrigerate the mixture for about 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  2. Prepare the Shortbread:
    • Just before serving, roughly crumble the Breton sand dunes (shortbread cookies) in a bowl. Aim for a mix of larger chunks and fine crumbs for varied texture.
  3. Assemble the Tartare:
    • Divide the macerated strawberries into individual serving glasses or bowls.
    • Sprinkle the crushed pistachios evenly over the strawberries in each glass.
    • Top each serving with a generous amount of the crumbled shortbread.
  4. Garnish and Serve:
    • Decorate each serving with fresh mint leaves for a pop of color and a hint of freshness.
    • Serve immediately and enjoy this delicious and sophisticated strawberry, pistachio, and shortbread tartare!

🍽 Notes:

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Rest Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

This dessert is a perfect balance of sweet, tangy, and crunchy elements, making it a delightful end to any meal. Enjoy!

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