7 Red Wine-Friendly Vegetarian Dishes
You don't need steak to break out the Cabernet.
Just because you’ve gone vegetarian doesn’t mean you have to give up red wine with dinner. Meat-free dishes can definitely stand up to a full-bodied Cabernet or rich Malbec—you just have to prepare them correctly. Here, the best red wine-friendly vegetarian recipes to make.
The earthy mushrooms and sweet squash in these rich and tangy enchiladas go perfectly with a fruity Pinot Noir.
Try a lively Beaujolais with this fantastic, crazy-colorful vegetarian dish.
Tofu is an unlikely partner for red wine, but in this recipe by Young Hwa Chung a soy-ginger glaze works well with Cabernet Sauvignon.
Fragrant, herbal Pinot Noir compliments the Indian spices in this hearty curry.
Morgon, a Beaujolais cru, produces medium-bodied, juicy wines that are fantastic with the tomatoes and eggplant in this tart.
Medium-bodied red wines go best with meatballs and tomato sauce—even vegetarian versions. Try a California red made with an Italian grape variety, like Sangiovese or Barbera.
Artichokes usually make wines seem sweeter. Accordingly, we suggest a red with loads of acidity like a Barbera or Dolcetto from the Piedmont region of Italy.
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