Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

"'I do a lot of cooking and baking in spring and early summer when the rhubarb is tender,' writes Lorraine Guzek of Thief River Falls, Minnesota. 'This tangy-sweet sauce is delicious over ice cream and so easy to make.'"
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25 m servings
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  1. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the fruit, water and tapioca Let stand for 5 minutes. Cover and microwave on high for 6 minutes. Stir; cook 4 minutes longer or until the rhubarb is tender. Stir in the sugar. Cover and microwave for 2 minutes. Stir in food coloring if desired. Serve warm or chilled.

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5 stars with the following changes. Used fresh berries and rhubarb and no tapioca. 2/3 cup sugar, pinch of salt, and 1/2 tsp. vanilla apon cooling. Sauce thickens as it cools. Simple.

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I was so excited to make this as Rhubarb and Strawberries were on sale this but this was very disappointing. I have made rhubarb sauce many times with only a little water and sugar and I love it...

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5 stars with the following changes. Used fresh berries and rhubarb and no tapioca. 2/3 cup sugar, pinch of salt, and 1/2 tsp. vanilla apon cooling. Sauce thickens as it cools. Simple.

This was super quick and really tasty. I served this on angel food cake with whipped cream and fresh strawberries. Also good on pancakes, french toast, waffles or ice cream. Came out really t...

This stuff is amazing! I love it on a whole wheat bagel with cream cheese. I have made it several times, and love it more and more each time! I usually use slightly more than half of the amou...

This is a wonderful recipe and I reduced the sugar to 2/3 cup.

Yummy! I was looking for a sauce like this that my Mom made a long time ago to put over my rice pudding. Can't stop eating it. Did not use tapioca and reduced the sugar amount too.

A wonderful, quick easy, delicious sauce! I had a last minute dinner for family. I made this sauce to serve over vanilla ice cream. It was really yummy but just eating it plain was very good too...

I was suprised how easy this recipe was. I thought you would need more water but once it cooks down in the microwave it was fine. The tapioca actually makes it thicker like a pudding when you ...

I made this with fresh strawberries, and served it over homemade vanilla/chocolate chip ice cream. Everyone loved it!

easy and tasty

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