What better way to enjoy delicious meals and desserts than when they’re wine-infused? After sorting through mouthwatering meals from the Food Monster App, the following recipes won the top places in our hearts. These 10 creative dishes are all delicious, healthy and include a key ingredient: wine!

1. Champignon Au Vin: Mushrooms in Red WineChampignon Au Vin: Mushrooms in Red Wine

Champignon Au Vin: Mushrooms in Red Wine


There are some dishes that you might think you can’t make if you’re vegan. Dishes that have become classics over time but use meat as the principal ingredient. The wonderful thing about a recipe is that, in most cases, it can be changed accordingly to suit any diet. This Champignon Au Vin: Mushrooms in Red Wine by Dan Waters is perfect for any gathering!

2. Strawberry Wine CupcakesStrawberry Wine Cupcakes

Strawberry Wine Cupcakes

These Strawberry Wine Cupcakes by Laura Ryan are perfect for using up all of those fresh summertime strawberries. Strawberries and wine is a classic combo that usually involves champagne, but a cheap white wine is a great alternative if you’re on a budget. The frosting is a soft, fluffy buttercream that’s flavored only with the wine. The wine cuts the sweetness a little, giving the frosting a slight tang.

3. Seitan Steak With Juniper In a Red Wine ReductionSeitan Steak With Juniper In a Red Wine Reduction

Seitan Steak With Juniper In A Red Wine Reduction


Yum! This Seitan Steak With Juniper In A Red Wine Reduction is cooked in deeply flavorful red wine reduction flavored with vegetables and juniper berries, then served with browned Italian onions. Treat yourself!

4. Red Wine-Filled ChocolatesRed Wine-Filled Chocolates

Red Wine-Filled Chocolates


These beautiful Red Wine-Filled Chocolates are made from silky chocolate filled with gooey date caramel that’s infused with red wine – and they’re super easy to make! Could we ask for anything more?

5. Red Wine Poached PearsRed Wine Poached Pears

Red Wine Poached Pears


These Red Wine Poached Pears by Julie Zimmer are a delicious and healthy fruit dessert. Every now and then, it’s nice to do something a little special, and the holiday season is one of those times. This a fresh and healthy treat, with a kick.

6. Pasta Bolognese With Red WinePasta Bolognese With Red Wine

Pasta Bolognese With Red Wine

This tasty and hearty vegan Pasta Bolognese With Red Wine by Philipp Ertl is very easy to make and takes less than half an hour to cook. It doesn’t contain mushrooms like other vegan equivalents and is bursting with protein!

7. Red Wine ButtercreamRed Wine Buttercream

Red Wine Buttercream

This rich, creamy Red Wine Buttercream by Kristen Genton adds a grown-up depth-of-flavor to any dessert. It has a gorgeous, deep raspberry color that makes it perfect for chocolate cake, brownies, cookies, or any dessert you happen to make on a whim. The red wine infused in this recipe makes it even better.

8. Braised Seitan Short Ribs in Spicy Chili SauceBraised Seitan Short Ribs in Spicy Chili Sauce

Braised Seitan Short Ribs in Spicy Chili Sauce


These Braised Seitan Short Ribs in Spicy Chili Sauce by Rhea Parsons are topped in a delicious, subtly spicy wine-infused sauce. After braising in the spicy chili sauce, these seitan short ribs will be tender to the point of almost falling apart.

9. Mushroom Bourguignon for TwoMushroom Bourguignon for Two

Mushroom Bourguignon For Two

If you’re having a date night, then this hearty Mushroom Bourguignon For Two by Kimmy Murphy is perfect for you! Mushrooms and vegetables are cooked in broth and then infused with a tomato-based, wine-infused sauce that’s simple, savory, and delicious.

10. Eggplant Fishless Filets in White Wine SauceEggplant Fishless Filets in White Wine Sauce

Eggplant Fishless Filets with White Wine Sauce

This recipe for Eggplant Fishless Filets with White Wine Sauce by Carla Rendon and Jessica Ruiz is easy, fast, and very delicious. Eggplant is steamed with saltwater and seaweed to infuse it with umami, fishy flavor until soft and tender. It’s perfect to share, or by yourself for a late and great indulgent meal.

If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it’s available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more! The app shows you how having diet/health/food preferences can be full of delicious abundance rather than restrictions!

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