4 cups sliced fresh or frozen rhubarb, thawed
1 package (10 ounces) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca
1 cup sugar
4 drops red food coloring, optional
In a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine the fruit, water and tapioca Let stand for 5 minutes. Cover and microwave on high for 3-1/2 minutes. Stir; cook 2-1/2 minutes longer or until the rhubarb is tender. Stir in the sugar. Cover and microwave for 1-2 minutes. Stir in food coloring if desired. Serve warm or chilled.
Yield: 4-1/2 cups.