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4.12 from 17 votes

Balsamic Date Glaze

Drizzle this rich sauce over Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, your favorite roasted vegetables or grain dishes, salads, and fruits, such as watermelon or strawberries.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Difficulty: Easy
Makes: 1 cup
Author: Dr. Michael Greger & Robin Robertson from The How Not to Die Cookbook

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pitted dates
  • 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • Soften the dates by soaking in warm water for about 10 minutes. In a blender, combine the dates and their soaking water with the balsamic vinegar. Blend until smooth.
  • Transfer the mixture to a small saucepan and bring to a boil; then reduce the heat to low. Simmer on low until the glaze is reduced and thickened, stirring frequently.
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  1. I really liked this recipe!! My boyfriend and I aren’t 100% vegans (we eat eggs and honey) so we added a touch of honey to it with our stuffed sweet potatoes and it was super yummy! Definitely going to use this glaze on everything!

  2. I’m pretty sure this stuff would last a very long time since it’s mostly sugar which is a natural preservative and vinegar which never goes bad.

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