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3 Quick Food And Wine Ideas


Alright the holidays have surpassed and useless to say youíre tired of pasta and heavy rich holiday foods, ham or roast pork or whatever and now you may be watching your food regimen after indulging yourself. So here are a few quick and clean food thoughts that continues calories in mind however are still correct and are a pleasing change of tempo. in case youíre sincerely attempting to look at your calories then try to hold the wine to simplest one glass an afternoon and no longer too late at night time the motive for this is that wine contains alcohol that allows you to sluggish your bodyís capability to burn calories.

Of course you could constantly overlook the wine but just don't forget you won't enjoy your meal as a lot. We are hoping which you experience these recipes and they deliver a pleasing trade for your meal ideas and quality exchange of tempo. There can be many benefits to adding wine on your meal it is able to enhance your eating experience with the proper wine food matching.

Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

  • 1 can of tuna fish usually packed water or oil

  • 1/3 cup of cottage cheese

  • 2 Tablespoons of mayonnaise

  • 1/4 purple onion, chopped finely

  • 1 celery stalk, chopped finely

  • 1 Tablespoon of capers

  • Juice of half of a lemon

  • Pinch or two of dill

  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley

  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard

Mix all of the ingredients. Be sure not to drain the water or oil from the can of tuna. Use it instead in the tuna salad mixture. I like to serve on toast, either open faced, or in a regular sandwich with lettuce and tomatoes and pickles. For a low carb option, serve on sliced lettuce. You can server this along with vegetables or cottage cheese. For wine Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc other wine that you might like.

Shrimp with Avocado Salad

  • 1/4 cup of white wine vinegar

  • 1/4 cup grape-seeds oil

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/2 lb medium shrimp, cooked, peeled, and de-veined

  • 2 ripe avocados

  • Lettuce - preferably butter lettuce or red leaf lettuce

  • Lemon slices for garnish

  • As and Option - 2 Tbsp chopped roasted walnuts or pistachios

  • 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro

Photo by Mae Mu on Unsplash

Cut avocados in half and remove pits. Combine oil, vinegar, and garlic in a bowl. Chop shrimp into 1/2 inch pieces and add to oil mixture. Arrange leaves of lettuce on individual plates. Remove some of the avocado around the pit area and mix in with the shrimp. With a spoon, carefully scoop out avocado halves from their skins in one piece. Place avocado half on plate with lettuce, spoon shrimp mixture onto avocado. Sprinkle with walnuts and cilantro (optional). Serve with lemon slices for garnish. You can server this along with vegetables or cottage cheese. For wine Sauvignon Blanc or Chenin Blanc or you choice of wine.

Spanish rice with Chicken

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (can use up to 1/4 cup)

  • 1 onion, chopped fine

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 2 cups of medium or long-grain white rice

  • 3 cups of chicken or vegetable stock if vegetarian

  • 1 heaping tablespoon tomato paste or 1 cup of diced fresh or cooked tomatoes, strained

  • Pinch of oregano

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 pounds of chicken which can be grilled or fried and cut in to slices or chucks and added along side the rice or mix with rice as it simmers. This is a nice addition along with the rice and can be mixed in once the rice has been cooked as well.

In a huge skillet brown rice in olive oil, medium-excessive heat then add onion and garlic. Cook onion rice mixture, stirring often, about 5 mins, or until onions are softened. In a separate sauce pan deliver inventory to a simmer. Upload tomato sauce, oregano, and salt. Upload rice to broth. Bring to a simmer. Cowl. Lower heat and cook dinner 15-20 minutes, relying at the form of rice and the commands on the rice bundle and permit take a seat for five minutes. For wine Chenin blanc or maybe gewurztraminer once more relying to your flavour for wines. The whole these recipes but there are many more avail so if you revel in meals wine as a lot as most of the people then forestall through and go to our website listed underneath. Till the subsequent time enjoy properly food proper wine and life.


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