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Recipes Using Vino Cotto

Check out our delicious recipes below using authentic Vino Cotto (cooked wine syrup).

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*NOTE: For all recipes that call for balsamic vinegar, don't spend money buying another ingredient, make your own using our vino cotto! Vino cotto (mosto cotto in Italian) is the key ingredient found in condiment-grade balsamic vinegars. Simply combine Vino Cotto di Montillo with distilled vinegar, that's it! Or, if you want that scrumptious balsamic sweet taste but without the acidity, use Vino Cotto straight from the bottle instead of balsamic vinegar. It's that easy, and you'll love the results!

Use Vino Cotto di Montillo for Amazing Results

Baking

Use Vino Cotto instead of honey or golden syrup when baking biscuits, cookies or cakes.

With Desserts

Drizzle Vino Cotto over your favorite ice cream or cakes. For a thicker, smooth-textured Vino Cotto syrup topping, follow the recipe above.

Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

Easily create your own balsamic vinegar by adding Vino Cotto to distilled vinegar, adjusting each ingredient to taste. For a sweeter-tasting balsamic vinegar, simply add more Vino Cotto. Whisk well to emulsify the ingredients before serving.

Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

1/2 cup Vino Cotto di Montillo
1/4 tsp. Kosher salt (optional)
1/4 cup classic olive oil
1/4 cup distilled vinegar

Mix ingredients well to emulsify the dressing, then drizzle over salads, vegetables, and more; or use it as a marinade. Add more Vino Cotto to the mixture if you prefer a sweeter, smoother flavor.

Or, try adding Vino Cotto to your favorite store-bought Italian vinaigrette to quickly enhance its flavor and prepare a taste that's just right for you.

Roasted Vegetables

Season vegetables such as onions, carrots, fennel, and green beans with salt and freshly-ground black pepper. Whisk Vino Cotto with an equal amount of extra virgin olive oil and toss through vegetables before roasting in a tightly-covered roasting dish, or aluminum pan covered with aluminum foil. Toss vegetables occasionally until done.

Sauces for Meats, Poultry, Game and Seafood

Make a delicious sauce for sautéed beef, poultry and seafood, such as salmon and shrimp, by deglazing the skillet with Vino Cotto. For roasted poultry, baste with Vino Cotto near the end of cooking time, then add a little Vino Cotto to the pan juices to make a rich, tasty sauce.

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For any recipe that includes balsamic vinegar as an ingredient, create your own by combining Vino Cotto di Montillo with distilled vinegar. Or, if you prefer a non-acidic taste to the dish, replace the balsamic vinegar with straight Vino Cotto. Buon appetito!

Main Courses with Vino Cotto

Main Courses with Balsamic Vinegar

Desserts, Condiments & Toppings with Vino Cotto

Desserts, Condiments & Toppings with Balsamic Vinegar

Side Dishes & Salads with Vino Cotto

Side Dishes & Salads with Balsamic Vinegar

 

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