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Italian Herb Infused Vinegar

A rustic, herb-infused vinegar with a hint of Italy in the flavors. Allow the herbs to infuse in a glass jar of vinegar for at least 1-2 weeks. Strain the herbs, bottle in clean cruets or other glass containers, and enjoy on salads, vegetables, and grains.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 12 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 4 sprigs oregano
  • 2 sprigs sage
  • 2 sprigs parsley
  • 2 sprigs basil
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • 1 tablespoon peppercorns
  • 1 quart white wine vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Wash and dry the cut fresh herbs.
    herbs in a metal bowl, glass jar, and wine vinegar
  • Place the herb sprigs inside a quart sized glass Mason jar.
  • Pour the white wine vinegar over the herbs.
  • Place a sheet of waxed paper over the top of the jar, then cap it with either a screw on plastic lid or another kind of lid so that it is tightly sealed.
  • Place in a sunny spot for 2 weeks. Turn it frequently.
  • After 2 weeks, strain the vinegar through a coffee filter or cheesecloth, discarding the herbs. Pour vinegar into cruets and use immediately.