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Best ever recipes for leftover white wine

Published: July 26, 2016 at 3:35 pm

Use your leftover white wine to make these 10 recipe recommendations. Whether it's a fish, meat or vegetarian dish you're looking for, this collection provides a variety of options to choose from

Chicken with wine, tarragon and green beans

Tarragon and chicken is a classic match, and this easy chicken dish is ready in thirty minutes. It's perfect for a mid-week meal.


Seafood stew with saffron

A delicious dish packed with flavour, this stew features clams, mussels, and roast tommies; cooked in white wine and flambéed with Pernod. Serve with plenty of bread to mop up the juices.

Braised pork chops with cider vinegar and prunes

This dish is baked with white wine and cider leaving the pork rich and succulent. Prunes add a wonderful sticky sweetness which compliments the salty pork. Serve on a bed of winter greens with new potatoes.

Theo Randall's slow-cooked shin with tomato and thyme

I first ate this in a restaurant called Del Belbo da Bardon in northern Italy. It’s a variation on osso buco but here the veal shanks are served whole to share. We drank a 1995 Barolo and it was one of the best combinations of food and wine I’ve ever tasted.

Smoked haddock with chive, pea and potato crush

Fillets of smoked haddock are cooked in butter and served on a crush of potatoes, peas and chives. Finish drizzled with a white wine reduction.

Toulouse sausage and butter bean casserole

This sausage, bacon and butter bean one-pot has all the flavour of a slow-cooked casserole, but is so easy to make and takes under 1 hour to cook – perfect for a comforting midweek meal.

Spaghetti alle vongole

Vongole or clams make a classic Italian supper tossed with linguine and herbs. The clams are cooked in dry white wine, which combined with the natural clam juice make a lovely rich sauce for the pasta. Serve as a smart main for 2 or a starter for 4.

Chicken baked with globe artichokes and lemon

Chicken is tray baked in white wine, garlic, lemon and globe artichokes, bringing out their nutty flavour perfectly. Ideal for Sunday lunch served with crispy roast potatoes.

Dijon chicken casserole with buttery herb dumplings

This recipe for Dijon chicken casserole with buttery herb dumplings is an easy one-pot that will feed the family in just an hour


Whole sea bream cooked en papillote

Fish can be intimidating to cook but this recipe for whole sea bream cooked en papillote is really easy and looks impressive when guests open it at the table.

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