Raspberry Balsamic Glaze


This raspberry balsamic glaze is the perfect addition to any dish, whether it’s a salad, chicken, or even just some fresh fruit! It’s easy to make and only takes a few minutes, so you can enjoy the deliciousness without all the work.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 ml) raspberries
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) salt

Method

  1. In a small saucepan, combine raspberries, balsamic vinegar, honey, cornstarch, and salt.
  2. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes, or until the raspberries have broken down and the sauce has thickened.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  5. Enjoy!

Potential changes & improvements

If you want a smoother glaze, you can blend the sauce before serving. You could also add a bit of lemon juice to brighten up the flavor. And if you want it to be a bit sweeter, just add a little more honey.

What other food it works well with

This glaze is delicious on just about anything! Try it on chicken, fish, salads, or even fresh fruit.

Common Mistakes

One mistake people often make when making this glaze is not cooking it long enough. Be sure to cook it until the raspberries have broken down and the sauce has thickened, otherwise it will be too runny.

Nutritional Information

This recipe makes about 1 cup (250 ml) of glaze. Each tablespoon (15 ml) has about:

  • 40 calories
  • 0 g fat
  • 10 g carbohydrates
  • 1 g protein

Allergens

This recipe contains no known allergens.


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