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Sardines Wrapped in Vine Leaves

A fabulously simple summer starter. Cook it in the oven or on the barbecue. Serve it with a green salad for a dish that's healthy and light.



  • 1.

    Fold a piece of foil in half making the foil stronger. Put 4 tomatoes on the vine in the middle, put 3 sardines on top, sprinkle with parsley, squeeze with ½ a lemon and add 1 tbls of the capers. Season, then add 1 clove of garlic, 2 tbls of extra virgin olive oil and a dash of white wine. Wrap the foil into an enclosed package. Make 4 parcels. Put them all on a baking tray and cook in a pre-heated oven at 220º for approx. 20 minutes.

  • 2.

    To serve, put a parcel on a plate, open the top and serve immediately with a cold glass of dry white wine.

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Andrew Graham

Semillon, Pinot Gris and Dessert Wines are the best wines to pair with Sardines Wrapped in Vine Leaves.


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