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What Can I Substitute for Red Wine Vinegar?
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What Can I Substitute for Red Wine Vinegar?

Red wine vinegar gives food a bit of a tang with a hint of wine flavor. Fortunately, if you don't have red wine vinegar, you don't have to forgo this taste.

White Wine Vinegar

White Wine Vinegar

White wine vinegar has a slightly lighter flavor, so it gets a little lost when used with red meats and other major flavors. However, in a pinch, you can use it as a substitution. You'll still get that hint of sour you're looking to achieve with the red wine vinegar.

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Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

Want acid? Lemons are loaded with acid. Plus, you get a citrus flavor with lemons in place of red wine vinegar. Lemon is a versatile flavor that goes with a variety of seasonings well, including oregano, ginger, and basil. Moreover, use it for fish, chicken, or veggies.

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Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar

Your dish can have the tart it needs with a unique flavor when you substitute for balsamic vinegar. This flavor complements chicken, salad, feta, and beef, among others.