Balsamic Roasted Blueberries & Plum

June 24, 2020
I love to offset the sweetness of fruit with a splash of tangy balsamic vinegar. This creates a deep, complex flavor that is hard to replicate. Plums are in their prime right now so I bought a pint to play around with. I combined them with a bunch of blueberries, spices, and herbs, and popped them in the oven. The result was a sweet and savory topping that can be enjoyed for breakfast or dessert. I have a bunch of mint growing in my yard so that’s what I used in this recipe but basil would also work. You can serve this over ice cream, cheesecake, pancakes, or toast. It pairs well with plant-dairy-based dishes and tastes delicious topped with some coconut whipped cream.
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Balsamic Roasted Blueberries & Plum

Recipe Type: Allergen Free Sweets
utensils YIELDS about 1 cup
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  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 3 plums, diced
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp shredded mint m
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Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. Use the coconut oil to grease a small cast iron or similar sized pan.

3. Add the remaining ingredients minus the mint to a large bowl and mix well.

4. Pour into the greased pan and bake for about 50 minutes.

5. Remove from oven and stir in mint.

6. Let cool and serve.  Store in an air tight container in the fridge.

Also by Lauren: Vegan Mixed Berry Sweet Rolls

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Lauren is a homebody who likes to spend time with her cat, explore new ideas in the kitchen, relax in the sun with a good book, and promote healthy living to friends and family.

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