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Homemade Balsamic Glaze

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Balsamic Glaze is just a fancy way of saying reduced down Balsamic vinegar. It's a super simple way to add lots of flavor to a dish with out adding lots of extra calories or fat. I make this every couple of weeks and then just leave it in the fridge to use as a dip for raw veggies or drizzled on salad. It's also a great way to add a little zing to some simply grilled fish or chicken. And every now and then if I'm having a little sweet tooth, I'll mix some balsamic glaze with some berries and spoon it over vanilla ice cream:). I know that often times people will little bit of sugar to balsamic glaze to sweeten it up a bit more, but I find it sweet enough with out the addition of extra sugar. I really like the tangy-sweet-and-sour flavor that it has just the way it is!
  Balsamic vinegar 2 Cup (32 tbs)

1. In a saucepan, take balsamic vinegar.
2. Heat it on a high flame and bring it to a boil.
3. Reduce flame and let it simmer for about 30 minutes or until the quantity becomes half a cup. You know the glaze is ready when it is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
4. When the glaze cools down, pour it into a container. Close with a lid and you can store it in the refrigerator for a few weeks.

5. Homemade Balsamic Glaze can be used in a variety of ways like as a dip.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Glaze, Vinegar
Low Cholesterol, Low Fat
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Have you heard of homemade Balsamic glaze? This glaze is an essential ingredient for every kitchen, as it is required for various cooking procedures. Why go for store-bought balsamic glaze, when you can prepare your own. The only requirement is a bottle of balsamic vinegar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 106 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 27.6 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 17.9 g

Protein 0.59 g1.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 3.2% Iron 4.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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