Tomato Dishes to Pair with an Acidic Red Wine
These hearty recipes include penne with a spicy tomato sauce and a crisp tomato, zucchini and eggplant bread gratin.
Rule: Tomatoes, which are acidic, will taste better with a relatively acidic red, like a Sangiovese.
Supersweet tomatoes will make this cold soup extra-delicious. But to enhance the flavor of even less-than-perfect produce, Melissa Rubel adds tomato paste, which has a rich, concentrated taste.