Christmas Leftovers With Wine Reduction

This happens to be pork loin medallions, but the sauce would work with chicken or beef or, I suppose, noodles or tofu.

I melted some butter in a saucepan and added some red wine, a sprig of rosemary, and some veggie stock, then cooked it down to next to nothing. Toward the end, I put the leftover already-cooked medallions into the sauce and warmed them up.

The potatoes were leftovers, too. I had cut little potatoes in half, tossed them in olive oil and seasoned salt, and roasted them at 450F for about 20 minutes.

Excellent Christmas Day lunch!

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One thought on “Christmas Leftovers With Wine Reduction

  1. Dan Antion

    December 29, 2020 at 7:10am

    That does look good. I think that sauce would work with other stuff, but let’s not get carried away…tofu?

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      Marian Allen

      December 29, 2020 at 12:05pm

      Indeed not! But vegan margarine and beef? Or carrots and asparagus?

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  2. acflory

    December 29, 2020 at 5:38pm

    Leftovers are my all time favourite foods. Apart from tasting better the next day, I love reconfiguring ingredients into something new. Your pork medallions in red wine sauce sound divine.

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      Marian Allen

      December 30, 2020 at 9:34am

      Yeah, leftovers, baby! I love to pull stuff out of the fridge and MacGyver the hell out of that shit. ๐Ÿ˜€

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      • acflory

        December 30, 2020 at 5:00pm

        lmao! I’ve never heard that expression before but I’m pinching it! From here on in I’m MacGyvering all our leftovers. ๐Ÿ˜€
        Happy New Year, Marian. ๐Ÿ™‚

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