February 1,2015 – Erie Shore Vineyard’s 2011 Zweigelt with this Chickpea & Paneer Basmati Bowl.

. February 1, 2015

Football, food & wine…who’s in?

Satisfy super sized appetites on Superbowl Sunday!

Erie Shore Vineyard’s 2011 Zweigelt teamed with this Chickpea Basmati Bowl served at kickoff won’t deflate!

Cheers & good luck to Essex County’s #82 Luke Willson of the Seattle Seahawks!

Chickpea & Paneer Basmati Bowl


Enjoying your meal in a Thermos® means you need to include everything in one dish, and this flavourful, one-pot curry is just the ticket. Cooking the basmati rice right in it allows it to absorb the delicious taste and means you won’t have to pack rice separately. This hearty and protein-packed vegetarian dish will certainly keep you warm and ready for any outing you have planned.

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) canola oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) mild curry paste or powder
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) garam masala
  • 1½ tsp (7 mL) ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) each ground cloves and cinnamon
  • Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 4 cups (1 L) low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 can (796 mL) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 pkg (375 mL) paneer, chopped (see TIP)
  • 1 can (540 mL) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large yellow pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup (125 mL) basmati rice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) each chopped fresh mint and coriander

2011 Zweigelt

750 mL $13.95

This newer, Austrian bred grape grown at Erie Shore Vineyard produces a medium bodied wine with good acidity, soft tannins, great fruit forward, with black pepper, spice & currant flavours.

Dark ruby red in the glass.

Matched with grilled, white & roast meats, pork and pizza.

Category: 2015, Erie Shore Vineyard

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