Cooking with wine can sometimes be a bit daunting, but it can add so much flavor to your dish! Plus, who doesn’t love cooking while sipping on a glass of red wine? Vegan recipes with red wine can be anything from pasta sauce, to a seitan marinade, to something a little sweeter! Stop and smell the rosé, then head home to make one of these delicious vegan recipes with red wine! They’re perfect for a date night or a self-care evening!

Pour yourself a glass because we’ve found 10 vegan recipes with red wine from our Food Monster App!

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1. Red Wine Truffles

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Wait no more! Grab the ingredients and have those decadent Red Wine Truffles by Nele Liivlaid ready in a short time!

2. Red Wine Vinegar Tofu With Quinoa 

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Who said tofu and quinoa is boring? A splash of red wine vinegar and a sprinkle of Italian seasonings instantly perk up the flavors in this Red Wine Vinegar Tofu With Quinoa by Gunjan Dudani. The bell peppers also add a great crunch to liven up the entrée.

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3. Greek Wine Cookies (Koulourakia) 

Koulourakia (Greek Wine Cookies) [Vegan]

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Greek Wine Cookies (Koulourakia) by Kiki Vagianos are quick and simple to bake up, and so much fun to make! The dough rolls out easily into a variety of shapes and it’s a job even little hands can do well. Cardamom, cinnamon, and orange zest make these cookies so aromatic and full of flavor, they’ll become your favorites in no time! Mix up a big batch and refrigerate leftover dough for up to two weeks.

4. Seitan Steak With Juniper In a Red Wine Reduction

Seitan Steak With Juniper In a Red Wine Reduction

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If you’re looking for the perfect date night or holiday entrée for a small crowd, look no further. This Seitan Steak With Juniper In a Red Wine Reduction by Simona Malerba is delicious! Seitan is cooked in deeply flavorful red wine reduction flavored with vegetables and juniper berries, then served with browned Italian onions. Go ahead, treat yourself.

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5. Red Wine Buttercream 

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Red wine is used to make this sweet, thick Red Wine Buttercream by Kristen Genton that is perfect to top on your favorite desserts! This recipe is also very simple and quick!

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6. Red Wine Braised Black and Yellow Turnips

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Need a fancy dish for your special someone? Try these Red Wine Braised Black and Yellow Turnips by Valentina Chiappa! Black radish brings slightly spicy flavor while the yellow turnip is on the sweeter side; put it together with a delicious spiced red wine sauce and you have yourself a recipe for a romantic dinner. This method of braising is also perfect for cooking potatoes, root vegetables, and other cruciferous vegetables, so try it out with whatever is available to you!

7. Wine-Glazed Vegetables and Lentils 

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Fragrant and saucy, this hearty side dish would be a perfect accompaniment to roasted cauliflower. Don’t expect it to last long on the dinner table! Everyone will love Wine-Glazed Vegetables and Lentils by Elsa Brobbey!

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8. Boozy Berry Wine Pops

Boozy Berry Wine Pops [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These Boozy Berry Wine Pops by Shannon Leparski are uniquely refreshing and will get your taste buds dancing, that’s for sure. Packed with sweet, juicy berries, smooth notes of merlot, a light touch of balsamic and a hint of fresh lime, these wine pops should be made this weekend for a cold, last summer hoorah!

9. Red Wine Poached Pears

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Pears are a delicious and healthy fruit best eaten fresh. But every now and then, it’s nice to do something a little special, and the holiday season is one of those times. These Red Wine Poached Pears by Julie Zimmer are poached in red wine and spices. You can serve them as is or with a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream or vegan cream.

10. Red Wine-Filled Chocolates

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These beautiful Red Wine-Filled Chocolates by Annie McGee are made from silky chocolate filled with gooey date caramel that’s infused with red wine – and they’re super easy to make! These chocolates make for a great gift for friends or a special treat for your special someone.

If you liked these vegan recipes with red wine make sure to check out National Wine Day: 15 Delicious Plant-Based Wine-Infused Recipes!, 7 Delicious Recipes for Healthy Booze-Infused Drinks and Desserts, and 15 Plant-Based Recipes to Help With Hangovers!

We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

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