Stewed Strawberry and Rhubarb


This simple, creamy, and sweet dessert is a great way to use summer strawberries and rhubarb.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 servings


  • 6 cups peeled and chopped rhubarb

  • 2 cups strawberries, hulled and quartered

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 cup half-and-half, or as needed


  1. Combine rhubarb, strawberries, and sugar in a large bowl. Mix well so that the sugar evenly coats the fruit. Let stand for 15 minutes.

  2. Add fruit and sugar mixture to a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. Season with salt. Remove from heat and let cool.

  3. Spoon small portions of the stewed fruit into bowls. Drizzle each serving with a few tablespoons of half-and-half.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
4g Fat
21g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 36mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 30mg 150%
Calcium 117mg 9%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 361mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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