Chocolate Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is wonderful on all sorts of salad greens or steamed vegetables. It's also great as a glaze on roast chicken.

Source: Gretchen McKay


1⁄4 c
balsamic vinegar
1⁄2 oz
dark chocolate
1⁄2 c
olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)


Combine the vinegar and chocolate in a small saucepan, and heat over a very low flame until the chocolate is melted and the vinegar reduced, about 3 minutes. Whisk in the oil and season with salt and pepper.