You are missing out if you think only about Balsamic Vinegar whenever you make a salad. Balsamic Vinegar is versatile and can be used in many ways. These are some of our favorite recipes.
Use Balsamic Vinegar to Finish Sauces and Soups
Balsamic Vinegar is a common ingredient in ripe summer tomatoes. It is easy to transition to tomato-based soups or sauces from this seamless summer salad.
To enhance the mouthwatering flavors, add a little Balsamic Vinegar at the end of each dish.
For braised dishes, use balsamic vinegar
Balsamic Vinegar is a brightener for any dish. However, a little Balsamic Vinegar can be added to a dish as part of a braise to give it a rich, sweet, and deep flavor. This recipe for braised French Onion Chicken gives you a similar taste to this one for braised spring Radishes.
Reduced to a Syrup Balsamic Vinegar
Also, try Balsamic Vinegar syrup drizzled on top of vanilla ice-cream. Particularly if you're adding strawberries. It is not necessary to reduce a high-quality Traditional Balsamic Vinegar.
You can use a basic Balsamic Vinegar if you want to add some sugar. You can also add a stick of cinnamon to give it a unique flavor. Let it simmer until it becomes syrupy. Then let it cool and chill before you use it.
Marinating meat and tofu with balsamic vinegar
Balsamic Vinegar can be used to marinate meats with a few sliced shallots, mustard and some olive oil. This is great for marinating steaks and other meats. It can also be used to marinate large portabella mushrooms and tofu.
Balsamic Vinegar can be used in cocktails and sodas
Balsamic is sweet and has the same flavor profile as Vinegar-based plants. For a grown-up fizzy drink, you can even mix Balsamic Vinegar in soda water.