Recipe For Molasses-Balsamic Syrup Reduction


Add bold flavors to a dish can be especially challenging when you cook for vegetarians. This reduction is an easy way to brighten potatoes, yams or other starches.

1. Info for Molasses-Balsamic Syrup Reduction

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  • Servings: 4
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2. Ingredients for Molasses-Balsamic Syrup Reduction

  • 3 Tbs dark brown molasses
  • 6 Tbs aged balsamic vinegar
  • 1.5 Tbs nutrional yeast, optional

3. Directions:

  1. For the molasses-balsamic syrup, pour 3 Tbs of molasses and the balsamic syrup into a heavy-bottomed saucepan at a medium high heat for about 6 minutes. Once the syrup starts to bubble, reduce the heat to a low simmer for another 6 minutes. You’ll get a nice thick consistency. Remove from the stove, then let the syrup cool down to room temperature.
  2. Drizzle over your dish or place a small amount in a dipping bowl then fill with a good quality olive oil. Accompanied by a complementary bread, you’ll have a perfect appetizer.

4. Tips and advices:

  • I used the “full flavor” Brer Rabbit brand molasses.
  • The nutrional yeast is optional. I like it because it enhances the flavor of the molasses. Besides, it’s a good source of protein for vegetarians.
  • You can let your imagination run wild and create your own syrup with a personal touch. You can add any spice like cinnamon stick (or powder) or substitute the molasses with a pomogranate paste. Count double of the amount of vinegar for a liquid sweetener or equal amount of sugar. Add 2 tablespoons of water if you’re using sugar

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