When combined with fresh blackberries, balsamic vinegar really enhances the berries' flavor and color. We suggest pairing this delicious sauce with vanilla ice cream.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

15 mins
35 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and cornstarch; set aside. In a medium skillet or saucepan, heat butter over medium heat just until melted. Remove from heat. Add blackberries, brown sugar mixture and vinegar. Return to heat. Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Cool about 20 minutes. Serve warm over ice cream.



Tip: If using a sugar substitute, choose from Sweet'N Low(R) Brown or Sugar Twin(R) Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount that is equivalent to 1 Tablespoon brown sugar. Note: using a sugar substitute may slightly decrease yield. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 140 calories, 22 g carbohydrate, 69 mg sodium, 9 percent calcium.

Nutrition Facts

149 calories; protein 2.7g 5% DV; carbohydrates 24.4g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 17.6g; fat 5.2g 8% DV; saturated fat 3.2g 16% DV; cholesterol 15.1mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu 661.9IU 13% DV; vitamin c 10.1mg 17% DV; folate 12.1mcg 3% DV; calcium 96.4mg 10% DV; iron 0.3mg 2% DV; magnesium 9.9mg 4% DV; potassium 81.4mg 2% DV; sodium 69.8mg 3% DV.