blueberry basil vinegar

a recipe by
Sherry Blizzard
Piney Flats, TN

I can't take credit for this recipe. It comes from my local extension office at UAF (University of Fairbanks, Alaska) I love, love, love berry vinegars and this one is very good. Use it for everything from marinades to barbecue sauce, to salad vinegrette. Yeah, it takes a little time to marry the flavors but it is worth it. I made some seriously good barbecue sauce with this and will serve with moose chicken fried strips tonight.

serves Lots......1.5 quarts...that's a lot of bottles. Give them as gifts like I did.
prep time 1 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For blueberry basil vinegar

  • 4 c
    blueberries
  • 4 c
    rice wine vinegar, (divided)
  • 1 c
    basil, chopped
  • lg
    lemon zest, grated

How To Make blueberry basil vinegar

  • 1
    Smash 4 cups blueberries with 1 cup vinegar (using a potato masher)
  • 2
    Add basil, lemon zest and 3 more cups vinegar.
  • 3
    Cover with plastic wrap and store in a cool place. Stir every day for 4 weeks.
  • 4
    Bottle and cork. This is great stuff!
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