Recipe by sarah
"Helps to clean those fruits and veggies better than ever - and it's a lot less expensive than those commercial produce washes."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
distilled white vinegar
Exactly what I was looking for, thank you!!
Very easy to make! Thanks!
I wasn't sure how this was any different than washing the vegetables in water. Does vinegar kill potential bacteria? Either way, I was recommended it to get the wax off of some apples for a recipe. It didn't quite get the waxy shine off of the apples, but I guess it cleaned them better. I ended up rewashing them in super hot water to remove that. Plus, I was afraid of a vinegar after taste on the apples. If it kills something possibly deadly, and that is the intent, than great stuff.
I use a slightly different ratio of one cup vinegar to three cups water. I put soft skinned items in a bowl and soak them for about two minutes, longer for bumpy stuff like cauliflower and broccoli. If you soak strawberries too long, you'll start to get a vinegar taste even after you rinse them off.
Super easy! Cost efficient! Makes cleaning my fruits and veggies so much easier, especially when paired with the veggie scrubbing gloves, I eat more fruits/veggies now because it's so easy!
What could be simpler. Thanks Sarah.
I have been using this idea for a while. So much cheaper than fit. I am still using the same fit bottle. My proportions are 3 parts water to 1 part vinegar which is what I read in a magazine. I especially use it for things I will eat raw.
Easy also use to clean kitchen counters. Good for netrualizing underarm odor, spray wait one minute then rinse.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Vinegar-Based Fruit and Veggie Wash
Serving Size: 1/144 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 144
Amount Per Serving
Calories: < 1
Calories from Fat: 0
Salsa is the fresh condiment you can make at home and put on everything.
Whether you're going low-carb, low fat, paleo, or gluten-free, we have recipes just for you.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
What's cooking in Ypsilanti? Brenda's yummy homemade baby food.
See how to make a simmering pot of aromatics for your home.
See how to make an easy, elegant pastry shell for sweet and savory fillings.