1 lb strawberries, fresh
or frozen, sliced
Combine ½ the sliced strawberries, ½ c. water, and sugar in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes.
Remove from heat. Using a food processor, process the cooked strawberries and return mixture to pan.
Combine 1 T. water and 2 t. cornstarch in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add cornstarch mixture to pan. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly, add food coloring then add other ½ of strawberries. Simmer about 2 minutes.
Refrigerate before serving