Lemon Balm Vinegar

Growing Lemon BalmThis lemony vinegar makes a great light dressing for fruit salad as well as an interesting and unexpected addition to asparagus, broiled pork, and steamed carrots.

Lemon Balm Vinegar Recipe

1½ cups chopped lemon balm leaves
3 cups white vinegar
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup honey

Place lemon balm in a clean wide mouth jar and cover with vinegar. Seal tightly. Allow to age in a cool, dark cupboard for six to eight weeks, shaking vigorously at least twice. Strain mixture and combine with sugar and honey in a non-reactive pan. Heat to boiling and stir until sugar dissolves. Cool.


  1. Interesting recipe, I'd like to try that. Your blog is so informative. Thanks for sharing with us!

  2. Perfect timing .. I've got a great clump of Lemon Balm begging for me to do something interesting with it! Will give this a try .. many thanks :-)


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