Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar
4 pints (8 cups) fresh strawberries, sliced thick
5 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 pints vanilla ice cream, for serving
Freshly grated lemon zest, for serving
Thirty minutes to an hour before serving, combine the strawberries, balsamic vinegar, sugar, and pepper in a bowl. Set aside at room temperature. Place a serving of the strawberries in a bowl with a scoop of ice cream on top and dust lightly with lemon zest.