Balsamic Marinade

Balsamic Marinade
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups (6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
54 Calories
1g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 1/2 cups (6 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2348mg 102%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 1g
Calcium 34mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This marinade uses the power of balsamic vinegar to tenderize and flavor meats. It works well on beef, lamb, poultry and pork -- particularly pork tenderloin.


  • 1 cup/240 mL balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL water
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL paprika
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL salt (kosher)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) marjoram (dried)
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) mustard (seed)

Steps to Make It

1. Combine all ingredients.

2. Use immediately or store in an airtight glass or plastic container in the refrigerator for up to 7 days after preparation. Beef and lamb can marinate for 4 to 24 hours in mixture. For pork and poultry, 4 to 6 hours.