7 Snacks that Go Great with Wine

Sliced roasted pork steak with bottle of red wine on white plate Most of us really enjoy snacks. We have them while watching TV, during relaxing and stress-free “me” time, at work, or in buzzing parties. Basically, everybody enjoys a good snack. But, not all snacks pair up well with your favorite bottle of wine. Wine and food only go together if their flavors harmonize. It’s pretty hard to find snacks that can go with most wines, so we took it upon ourselves to help you out. Here’s our list of quick and easy snacks you can make at home that are good with just about any wine.

Garlic Bread ‘Fries’ with Marinara ‘Ketchup’

We start things off with this creative little piece. These are bread sticks masquerading as french fries and marinara sauce as ketchup because, why not? It’s a deliciously down-to-earth snack that’s perfect for wine tasting parties if you have to go ‘gourmet’ but want to give a nod to the guilty pleasure most people have and love.

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Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate is known to pair nicely with wine, but homemade chocolate truffles in their melt-in-your mouth goodness will blissfully banish sweet tooth cravings. The recipe uses organic cream and chocolate that’s at least 62% cacao, so not your run-of-the-mill chocolate bar. Give it a try, and enjoy a bite of this bitter and sweet concoction.

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Chicken Caesar Salad Pinwheels

Caesar salad goes great with wine. This version of the classic dish stars quality chicken breast and flatbread wraps that conveniently ration the savory salad into cheese drizzled bite-sized bits you can serve as an appetizer or a snack on its own.

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Cheesecake-Filled Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries are practically a standard wine pair. For romantic exploits or as snacks for a fancy occasion, these exquisite little berries have always pleased palates with their balance of tart and sweet. Bursting with a thick creamy cheesecake filling, you can’t possibly deny such a decadent treat!

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5-Step Meatballs

Little meatballs are a great meaty contender for wine tasting gatherings. This recipe takes you back to the rudiments of cooking where the juicy meat that’s well mixed with herbs and seasonings is basically the hero. You don’t need to break out all your kitchen knives or a long list of ingredients for this one. It’s simple and quick – and by quick, we mean it-literally-only-takes-five-steps quick.

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Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches

Break the rules a little bit, and make these melty and crunchy sandwiches for your favorite bottle of wine. It’s created from oozing melted chocolate chips tightly packed between stellar French bread slices. With a nice dollop of cold vanilla ice cream, you can’t possibly ask for more.

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Breadsticks

Prosciutto, breadsticks and wine are like one of the food world’s favorite boy band. They harmonize each other. This easy recipe only takes minutes, but it celebrates the subtle sweetness of breadsticks combined with the rich savory flavor of the famous Italian ham – an amazing accompaniment for both quiet me times or vibrant dinner parties.

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