Reducing red wine is a quick way to achieve intense flavor in a vegetarian sauce.
What to buy: Quorn is a meat-free food made from mycoprotein. (Mycoprotein is a fungus that contains high-quality protein.) Look for it in health food stores.
Beverage pairing: Teruzzi & Puthod Vernaccia di San Gimignano, Italy. Simple pasta with a fresh-tasting sauce of vegetables and protein doesn’t need a complex wine, just something lively, clean, and delicious. Vernaccia from the town of San Gimignano is just the thing. It is light, citrusy, and bright—perfect for the sharp flavors of olives, arugula, and rosemary.