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Slow Cooker Brisket Recipe with Red Wine, Thyme and Onions

Best recipes with red wine

Published: July 26, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Try our recommendations for cooking with red wine, from stews to slow-cooked sauces and rich chillis

Looking for recipes with red wine? Want to use up your leftover glug of red wine in your cooking? Try our ideas below, and check out our favourite supermarket red wines and English pinot noirs.


Best recipes using red wine

Beef and red wine stew

Beef shin is cooked in a herby red wine stock until meltingly tender then served with creamy mash, perfect for a warming weekend meal.

Beef Stew Recipe with Red Wine

Slow-cooked brisket with red wine, thyme and onions

Try this simple, melt-in-the-mouth brisket with red wine, thyme and onions for your next Sunday roast, or save for a special occasion when you have guests to impress.

Slow Cooker Brisket Recipe with Red Wine, Thyme and Onions

Beef shin and red wine pie

This beef shin and red wine combination makes for an indulgent, comforting family classic. You can easily freeze this ahead for a stress-free weekday meal, too.

Beef shin and red wine pie
Steak Pie Recipe with Red Wine and Suet Crust

Venison pie

In this hearty pie recipe venison is slow cooked until beautifully tender, paired with chestnut mushrooms and red wine to create the perfect winter pick-me-up.

A golden pie with a serving taken out revealing a meaty centre

Braised red cabbage with apples

John Torode’s braised red cabbage side dish is spruced up with apples, smoked bacon, cinnamon and orange zest, and given a boozy red wine hit for a festive feast.

Sausages braised with fennel and red wine

This recipe for sausages braise with fennel and red wine makes an easy, comforting meal for the family

Best ever tex-mex style chilli con carne

Our most popular chilli con carne recipe EVER! Made Tex-Mex style with aged minced beef, chipotle powder, red wine, 70% dark chocolate and semi-dried tomatoes. The texture of good-quality beef mince goes perfectly with the kidney beans. Enjoy alongside corn tortillas, refried beans, avocado, fresh coriander, corn on the cob and Tabasco for a Mexican feast.

Chorizo al vino

This recipe for chorizo al vino comes from Lobos, a tapas bar in Borough Market. It's really simple but combines classic, bold Spanish flavours and is ideal to serve as part of a tapas spread.

Healthier beef bourguignon

Eating healthily doesn't mean you have to deny yourself delicious food. This skinny beef bourguignon is packed full of classic flavours and is low-calorie. You'll forget you're being virtuous.

Braised lamb shanks with crushed herb potatoes

An easy-to-make comfort dish of braised lamb shanks cooked slowly in one pot and served with crushed new potatoes. This is a really economical casserole that just looks after itself.

Pappardelle with sausage, fennel and red wine

Ready on the table in just 30 minutes, this simple yet satisfying pasta dish of sausage, fennel and red wine makes a speedy winter warmer.

Pappardelle with sausage, fennel and red wine

Chorizo and sunblush tomato penne

This colourful pasta dish is low-Gi but watch the portion size as too much will cause a faster rise in blood glucose! Add a tin of chopped tomatoes instead of the sunblush tomatoes if you like more sauce.

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