Blueberry Balsamic Reduction {3 Dishes with Frozen Wild Blueberries}

My kiddos love blueberries, but we had never tried Frozen Wild Blueberries until we were asked to try them on behalf of Moms Meet. We received product for review and, just like my unfiltered kiddos, all opinions are honest and my own.

Have you ever made a whole meal with blueberries?

I took on the challenge of creating 3 Dishes with Wild Blueberries and each turned out more amazing than I could imagine! I’ll be sharing each of them over the next couple weeks and you can make a delicious meal with blueberries too!

First up, the thing that ties all three recipes together…

Blueberry Balsamic Reduction

This sweet and tangy concoction can be used in so many ways and will have you adding blueberries to every meal!

3 Dishes with wild Blueberries

The great thing about making the three dishes I’m going to share is that a lot of it can be done at the same time. The first place to start is to make a Blueberry Balsamic Reduction, and it can be used in all three recipes.

So good, you’ll start thinking of all the other things you can make with it!

Blueberry Balsamic Reduction {3 Dishes with Wild Blueberries}


Blueberry Balsamic Reduction

What You Need

  • 2 cups Frozen Wild Blueberries (frozen or thawed)
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic Vinegar

What You Do

  1. Add blueberries and vinegar to a small saucepan over medium-high heat
  2. Bring to a boil and continue to boil 8 minutes stirring occasionally
  3. Turn off the heat and set aside

The liquid will be reduced by half, the blueberries will soften, and the sauce will thicken so that you can draw a line in the pan with your spoon. Definitely go ahead and sneak a taste – it’s awesome!

3 Dishes with Wild Blueberries: blueberry balsamic reduction

So that’s all there is to it!

I  used this Blueberry Balsamic Reduction in all three recipes I created
Blueberry Pecan Spinach Salad
Blueberry Roasted Carrots
Chopped Pepper Steak with Blueberry Caramelized Onions

3 Dishes with Wild Blueberries

About Frozen Wild Blueberries

  • These berries are naturally occurring, not planted, and they spread naturally and slowly
  • Wild blueberries have twice the antioxidants of cultivated berries
  • They have unique sweet and tart flavors because they are genetically diverse unlike cultivated berries
  • Wild blueberries are smaller and give you more berries per pound, or per bite
  • 99% of wild blueberries are frozen fresh at harvest! locking in taste and nutrients
  • When buying, look for “wild blueberries” on the ingredient list and you can also tell by feeling the smaller, pea-sized berries.

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Have you tried Wild Blueberries?

Did you think they were as delicious as I did?

Which recipe are you looking forward to seeing?

17 thoughts on “Blueberry Balsamic Reduction {3 Dishes with Frozen Wild Blueberries}

    1. Post author

      Thanks Sharon! I wouldn’t have tried these without a push either, but I loved them!

    1. Post author

      I wanted to try something different and once I thought of the balsamic the ideas started flowing. I was totally prepared for a flop or two but I loved them all!!

    1. Post author

      Thanks so much! Once I tried it I kept thinking of all the different things it would be great for! Yum!

    1. Post author

      Thanks so much! I was thrilled with how it turned out in the less traditional recipes – so good!

    1. Post author

      Haha! I get that! It did actually work out that each dish tasted differently and worked together, but I wouldn’t think of so that first. 🙂 it was nice to be able to make the balsamic once for all three and chop similar things and get things done quickly, though.


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