You are here: Home » Recipes » Balsamic Blueberry Steak Sauce Balsamic Blueberry Steak Sauce Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 12 servings This sauce is rich, a bit bitter and subtly sweet—a perfect complement to beef. Photo by Matt Armendariz PrintEmail If you’re craving some extra heat, add half a roasted poblano pepper to the sauce. Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil2 garlic cloves, finely minced1/4 Vidalia onion, finely diced6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons dark brown sugar4 teaspoons honey2 teaspoons molasses2 cups fresh blueberries Instructions Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and onion and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and stir until combined. Increase heat and bring mixture to a low boil; cook 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 25 minutes. Keep an eye on the sauce; if it is reducing too quickly, turn the heat down or off. Remove cover. Using the back of a wooden spoon, mash blueberries against the side of the pan to release juices. Increase heat to medium and cook until sauce reaches your preferred thickness, 6 to 8 minutes. Strain if desired and serve with steak. Makes 1 1/2 cups sauce. Reprinted with permission from Jessica Goldman Foung’s Sodium Girl’s Limitless Low-Sodium (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013).