Make Your Own Blueberry Vinegar

Use some of those ripe, delicious Michigan blueberries to make an infused blueberry vinegar! It’ll add a nice touch to salad dressings or marinades.

What You’ll Need

  • jar with lid, (a 2-cup capacity)
  • another clean jar
  • fork for mashing
  • cheesecloth or fine mesh strainer (like a tea strainer)


  • 1/2 cup blueberries, rinsed and dried
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar

How to make the vinegar

  1. Place the blueberries in the jar.
  2. Using the fork, mash the blueberries until no whole ones remain.
  3. Add the vinegar to the jar.
  4. Shake the jar, then set it in a cool, dark place.
  5. Shake the jar once a day for 5-6 days to infuse and distribute the blueberries in the vinegar.
  6. Strain the vinegar into a clear jar through a triple layer of cheesecloth or a fine-mesh strainer, discarding the solids.


Just waiting to be added to a vinaigrette!

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