5 gooseberry recipes
Young, tart gooseberries earlier in the summer are best enjoyed as a sauce alongside fresh, grilled fish dishes. For desserts, wait until August for a more mature, sweeter fruit.
- Salmon en Papillote with Fennel and Roasted Peppers
- Chicken with Pesto Cream Sauce
- Fish Burgers with Light Tartar Sauce
- Garlic Sesame Fish on Bok Choy
- Chicken Fingers with Sweet Potato Oven Fries
- Thai-Style Beef Salad
- Slow-Cooker Picadillo
- Pot Roast with Vegetable Gravy
- Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup with Tofu
- Black Bean Quesadillas
- Fish Tacos With Mango-Avocado Salsa
- Blue Cheese and Walnut Mushrooms
- Steak Tacos With Pebre Salsa
- Lemongrass Chicken Tacos
- Lemony Penne With Chicken and Artichokes
- Orange-Glazed Pork Chops With Hazelnut Green Beans
- Tofu Noodle Stir-Fry
- Farfalle With Prosciutto and Olives
- Shrimp With Edamame Succotash
- Linguine With Tuna and Mushrooms
The abundance of pectin in these berries will help to set jellies and jams naturally. But if it's a sweet treat you're after, choose gooseberries later in the summer; as it matures the fruit becomes sweeter, perfect for Blue Gooseberry Pie or our Light Gooseberry Fool.
For more on gooseberries, check out the article Yum! Gooseberry delights.
Blue Gooseberry Pie
Whether you prefer sour green or tart-sweet red gooseberries, this vibrant purple pie screams out for a scoop of vanilla ice cream. A goose-shaped cut...
Strawberry Gooseberry Jam
High-pectin gooseberries are often blended with soft fruits to help jams and jellies set.
Light Gooseberry Fool
Traditionally, this dessert has 2 cups (500 mL) whipping cream, whipped and folded in for a rich and easy summer dessert. Drained yogurt gives all the...
Black Currant Gooseberry Jelly
Jostaberries are a gooseberry-black currant hybrid originating in Europe but now grown in western Canada. In order to duplicate their intense flavour ...
Though the name gooseberry comes from the fact that the berries were commonly used as a sauce for roast goose, this tart, seedy relish would also make...