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Recipe: Berries marinated in balsamic vinegar

Medically reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

Serves 2

Dietitian Tip

For a variation of this recipe, use huckleberries, gooseberries and blackberries. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.


  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 2 shortbread biscuits


In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and vanilla.

In another bowl, add the strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Pour the balsamic vinegar mixture over the berries. Let the fruit marinate for 10 to 15 minutes. Drain the marinade.

Refrigerate or serve immediately. To serve, divide the berries into 2 serving dishes. Place the shortbread biscuit on the side of the bowl.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size3/4 cup
Carbohydrate33 g
Cholesterol5 g
Fiber4 g
Protein2 g
Sodium56 mg
Monounsaturated FatTrace
Saturated Fat2 g
Total Fat4 g

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