What to do with leftover cider vinegar

Praised for its health benefits, cider vinegar is perfect for cooking and making salad dressings. So if you’ve got a few tablespoons left in a bottle, read on to find out five flavoursome ways to use it up in these recipes.

What to do with leftover cider vinegar

Recipes using cider vinegar

How to use up leftover cider vinegar

  • Apple coleslaw with cider vinaigrette. When making coleslaw, mix 2 peeled and finely sliced eating apples into the veg and use cider vinegar in the dressing to give it an extra tang. You can find a coleslaw using our online recipe database.
  • Quick-pickled red onion. In a small mixing bowl whisk together 120ml cider vinegar, 1 tbsp caster sugar and 1 tsp salt until most of the salt and sugar have dissolved. Add 1 very finely sliced red onion and toss to coat. Leave the mixture at room temperature for about an hour, then serve with smoked fish or in a cheese toastie.


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