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How to Make a Balsamic Vinegar Reduction Sauce

Sandi Gaertner
Easy step by step directions to make a homemade balsamic vinegar reduction sauce.
4.75 from 8 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Gluten Free Sauces and Marinades
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 42 kcal


  • 1 ½ cups balsamic vinegar
  • optional:
  • fresh herbs or port


  • In an acid safe saucepan, add the balsamic vinegar.
  • Simmer on very low heat for 30-40 minutes until the balsamic vinegar is thick and syrupy.


  1. Drizzle this balsamic vinegar sauce on salads, chicken, hummus, and more.
  2. This sauce will keep up to 4 days in an air-tight container, or up to 4 months in the freezer.


Serving: 1gCalories: 42kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 54mgSugar: 7gCalcium: 13mgIron: 1mg
Keyword balsamic vinegar reduction, how to make a balsamic reduction sauce
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