Simple Strawberry Vinegar

Recipe featured at Home Gardening Demonstration on July 10 and 11, 2010: The Green Kitchen.
By: Sonia Uyterhoeven, Gardener for Public Educatio

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If I get to the strawberries in my vegetable garden before the birds do, they are heavenly. I found this recipe for strawberry vinegar on and loved its simplicity. I am making it this weekend as part of my home gardening demonstration.

I will be mixing it with olive oil and serving it on mesclun mix. I grew the mesclun mix in the vegetable garden earlier this spring in a cut–and–come style. With this prolonged heat all of my lettuces have bolted and are finished for the time being. I will replant them in late August for a late season harvest


  • 1/2 pound strawberries, trimmed
  • 1 cup of white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cups olive oil
  • 1 heaping teaspoon honey


  1. Place the berries in a blender or food processor and pulse until they are finely chopped and juicy.
  2. Transfer them to a bowl and add the vinegar. Let the mixture stand for 1 hour to infuse.
  3. Strain the vinegar through either a fine sieve or cheese cloth into a clean bowl and discard the solids. If stored in the refrigerator, the strawberry vinegar will last a week.

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