Is Balsamic Vinegar one of those ingredients sitting on the counter you’ve typecast as a salad dressing?Well, we’re here to challenge your perceptions of this pantry staple!
You’ll be pleased to know that vegetables aren’t the only dishes to grace your Christmas table with this luxurious vinegar. Here are our favorite dinner ideas with balsamic vinegar!
Yummy Christmas Dinner Ideas Using Balsamic
Balsamic Roasted Veggie Recipes
Maple-Balsamic Roasted Winter Vegetables
Marie shares her maple-balsamic roasted winter vegetables recipe and describes the dish as a visually appealing addition to your holiday table.
Balsamic Roasted VegetablesKelsey and Shane share their take on roasted vegetables with a mix of balsamic and vinegar and Dijon mustard.
If you’re a make ahead type, the dressing can be prepared the day before to lighten the load on Christmas day.
Roasted Root Vegetables with BalsamicBlair describes her roasted root vegetables recipe as great for a busy weeknight but “fancy” enough for holiday meals.
Roasts with Balsamic Dressing
Balsamic Roasted Beef
If you’re craving simplicity by way of few ingredients and don’t require waking up at 4 am to start cooking, Ina Garten’s Balsamic Roasted Beef is the way to go!
Grilled Rosemary Balsamic Flat Iron Steak
Des describes her grilled rosemary balsamic flat iron steak as a “show stopper dish.” With a little pre-planning and time to marinate in the balsamic vinegar mixture, this is an easy, quick cooking steak.
Balsamic Roasted Turkey Recipes
Turkey with Balsamic Sauce
Mayo Clinic shared their “lighter alternative to traditional turkey and gravy” with their recipe for turkey with balsamic sauce.
If you refuse to give up the Christmas turkey, this is a fantastic recipe to try out this year.
Herb and Balsamic Roast TurkeyAdrian's herb and balsamic roast turkey is described as “simple and straightforward” using lemon juice and balsamic vinegar.
Appetizers Using Balsamic Vinegar
BruschettaSimple ingredients, festive colors and the perfect starter for your holiday spread!
All you need is crusty, toasted bread, tomatoes, Arlotta olive oil, Arlotta balsamic vinegar, fresh basil and your family's favorite cheese.
According to FactsLegend “Bruschetta originated in Central Italy in the 15th century…” and originally consisted of rubbing olive oil on bread as a way to sample the product.
Kathy’s balsamic bruschetta is a simple appetizer that requires little prep work to make a stunning appearance at the dinner table. Still, give the ingredients time to allow the flavors to blend together.
Easiest Bruschetta Recipe
With a name like “easiest bruschetta recipe”, who wouldn’t be all over it? The mixture can be made ahead of time to lighten the load on cooking day.
Ree Drummond’s bruschetta recipe includes yellow and red grape tomatoes to give a more festive appearance to your Christmas table.
Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Drizzle