Herb Vinegar

Flavored vinegars can add distinctive taste to your favorite recipes. Making them yourself not only gives satisfaction but also can be less costly than buying them.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 240 hr 10 min
  • Servings 32

2
cups white wine vinegar or white vinegar
1/2
cup firmly packed fresh herb leaves (such as basil, chives, dill weed, mint, oregano, rosemary or tarragon)

  • 1 In tightly covered glass jar or bottle, shake vinegar and herb leaves. Let stand in cool, dry place 10 days.
  • 2 Strain vinegar; discard herbs. Place 1 sprig of fresh herb in jar to identify flavor if desired. Store covered at room temperature up to 6 months.

Expert Tips

Substitute 2 cups berries, crushed, for the herb.

Substitute 6 cloves garlic, cut in half, for the herb.

Substitute peel from 2 lemons for the herb.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
0
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.