Pairing Port with a Healthy Meat and Cheese Platter

Recipe courtesy of our friends at A Sweet Pea Chef

Ingredients:

1/2 cup hummus
1/2 cup green and kalamata olives
1/2 lb deli turkey, thinly sliced
1 whole wheat pita bread, sliced
10 whole wheat crackers
10 flaxseed crackers
2 cups green grapes
2 cups red grapes
1 cup grape tomatoes
1/2 cup dried apricots
1 cup blackberries
1 cup raspberries
1/4 cup raw pistachios
1/2 cup raw almonds
1/4 cup raw pecans
1/4 cup raw walnuts
1/4 cup raw cashews
8 oz blue cheese
4 oz strawberry chia jam
4 oz uncured salami
4 oz uncured pepperoni
1 cup sharp white cheddar, cubed
8 oz gouda, divided into triangles
2 tbsp raw honey
1 bottle Llano Estacado Cellar Select Port
4 sprigs fresh rosemary, for garnish

Directions:

Start with the bowls of hummus, jam, raw honey, and olives.

Add the meat and learn how to make a charcuterie board.

Add the cheeses.

Balance out with crackers.

Arrange fruits, nuts, and remainder of ingredients into small crevices and empty areas.

Garnish with fresh rosemary.

Enjoy with a glass of wine.

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