If you’re a wine lover, than you know how relaxing it can feel to finally sit down and enjoy a fragrant glass of wine after a hard day at work or at the end of a long week. It’s not often, however, that you’ll finish the whole bottle if you’re simply enjoying a casual glass. Some people don’t mind re-corking and saving their wines, but others find that it changes the taste.
In case you’re not a fan of re-pouring leftover wine, we’ve compiled a list of delicious dinner recipes that give you a way to use that last little bit without drinking it or letting it go to waste!
1. Orzo and scallops in beurre blanc sauce
2. Salmon with white whine and dill sauce
3. Carmelized onion and potato gratin
Sometimes, instead of being mixed in as part of a sauce, the wine in a recipe is included as an ingredient before baking, just to add a little extra flavour. That’s the case here with this delicious potato and onion gratin from
4. Sausage pasta with white wine cream sauce
5. Drunken cheesy bread
Because what could possible be better than just regular pull-apart cheesy bread? Cheesy bread with a little bit of wine soaked into it, of course! Find out how this one’s made on
6. Barley and baby artichoke risotto
Vegans and vegetarians can enjoy their wine dishes just as much as the next person! Instead of including meat, this recipe concentrates on baby artichokes radishes, and peas atop risotto, all drizzle in a wine sauce Check out the steps for making it on
7. White wine chicken and artichokes
Does the idea of combining artichokes and white wine sauce make you drool a little, but you’d prefer a dish with meat in it? Grab some big noodles, grab some chicken, and hop on over to
8. Linguine with clams
This delicious Italian pasta is chalk full of mouth watering little oysters, which makes us want to drop what we’re doing and urn to the kitchen to cook! Believe it or not, however, the oysters are only the second best part of the dish.
9. Chicken soba soup
You’ve seen a number of chicken and pasta dishes so far that might not be diet friendly for vegetarians, vegans, or people with celiac disease. That’s where
10. White wine poached eggs
11. Prime rib roast au jus
If you’re never tried au jus before then you’re in dire need for a solution to this problem immediately! In fact, we’ve just gone ahead and found it for you. Of course, this isn’t just any au jus recipe… this one lefts you use up your leftover wine! Find out how to add the extra flavour on
12. Red wine poached rhubarb
13. Cabarnet burgers
Is cabarnet your weapon of choice, even though you have a little left? Don’t let it go to waste! We suggests incorporating the wine into your meal the way
14. Wine jelly
Do you love wine so much that you just want to be able to scoop it onto anything and everything? America’s Test Kitchen has the perfect idea for casual meals, buffets, and appetizers! This wine jelly will taste better on crackers and cheese than basically any other topping you’ll find!
15. Beer and barley stew
Nothing tastes quite as hardy as a beer and barley stew… except for maybe one that also dissolves wine into the mixture! As an added bonus to this delicious recipe, the blog post to make it from
Do you know someone who adores wine but who’s always letting the last sip sit open until it goes to waste? Share this article with them in order to inspire them to learn some new tricks in the kitchen!