Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp, Courtesy:
Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp, Courtesy:

Pair strawberries and rhubarb with a crumble topping and a basil garnish, and you’ll have a dessert which is sure to be a favorite.

I8 ounces strawberries, hulled and halved (quartered if large)
8 ounces rhubarb, trimmed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup raw sugar
1 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. coarse salt

For the topping
1 cup rolled oats
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup unsalted butter (1/2 stick), melted
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/8 tsp. coarse salt

For the garnish – Fresh basil leaves, torn if large



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine strawberries, rhubarb, raw sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Transfer to an 8-inch baking dish.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, butter, brown sugar, and salt. Stir until combined and slightly clumpy. Sprinkle over fruit.

  4. Bake until juices are bubbling in the center and topping is golden brown, about 45 minutes.

  5. Let cool slightly.

  6. Garnish with basil.

Food Mingle Blog Alternatives and Substitutions:

  • I added a pinch of cinnamon to the topping, as recommended by a reader on the Martha Stewart website – loved it!

Yield: 6 servings




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