Citrus Infused Balsamic Vinegar

As demonstrated in the “Infused” episode of Live It – July 2016
Adapted from

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  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 strips lemon zest
  • 2 strips orange zest


  1. Place vinegar, syrup, red pepper flakes and zest in a small sauce pan. Warm over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until the vinegar is steaming.
  2. Serve with crudite (assorted raw vegetables for dipping), such as carrots, bell peppers, turnips, pea pods, radishes, kohlrabi and cucumber.

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving
Serving size: 2 tsp

Calories: 13

Total Fat: 0

Carbohydrate: 3 g

Protein: 0 g

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