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Chive Blossom Vinegar Infusion

Use chive blossom vinegar in marinades, salad dressings, and wherever you would normally use vinegar. It makes a lovely hostess gift too.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Pantry
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chive blossom infused vinegar
Servings: 1 pint
Calories: 5kcal
Author: Grow a Good Life


  • 2 cups chive blossoms enough to fill a pint jar
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine vinegar or champagne, rice, or distilled white


  • Rinse the chive blossoms in water and spread them out on a clean kitchen towel to dry.
  • In a small saucepan, warm vinegar over medium low heat to a simmer (not boiling). Turn off heat.
  • Loosely pack chive blossoms into a clean glass pint jar.
  • Carefully pour warm vinegar over chive blossoms leaving about a 1-inch space at the top of the jar. Cover the jar and store in a dark, cool location for 3-4 days.
  • Once the vinegar has infused and turned a lovely shade of purple, strain out the blossoms and store vinegar in a clean glass jar or bottle. Compost the spent chive blossoms.


Calories: 5kcal