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12 Spectacular Salads with Grapes

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Delicious and juicy grapes are a welcome ingredient in so many dishes, but salads can be especially delicious with grapes.

We're sharing our favorite salads with grapes. Grape salads come in a few different varieties, like a classic Waldorf salad (fruit and nuts in a mayonnaise dressing), a chicken and grape salad (usually used for sandwiches), green salads with grapes (often containing brussels sprouts or arugula), and fruit salads with grapes (usually with a variety of chopped fruit).

Grapes can add great flavor and juiciness. There are multiple types of grapes you can choose from.

Most supermarkets carry at least one red and one green grape variety. We hope you enjoy these recipes for grape salad.


Waldorf Salad Recipe

This Waldorf salad is a lovely light lunch or side salad. It's made with the classic mix of chopped apples, celery, grapes, and toasted walnuts, but it has a lighter yogurt and lemon dressing.

waldorf salad in a glass bowl

Roasted Grape Salad

This roasted grape salad is full of wonderful flavors! It’s a great side dish at a dinner party or for a holiday meal.

Roasting grapes brings out their natural sweetness for a delicious, juicy pop of flavor.

roasted grape salad on a platter

Vegan Broccoli Salad

This Vegan Broccoli Salad is made with a delicious blend of broccoli, red grapes, toasted slivered almonds, and a tangy, creamy dressing. It's perfectly crunchy, creamy, sweet, and savory, and great for making ahead!


The Detox Crunch Salad

This detox crunch salad is a delicious, flavorful meal when you're craving a healthy, fresh lunch or dinner!

grapes, apples, pomegranate, and microgreens in a bowl

Wild Rice Chicken Salad with Grapes and Almonds

Nutty wild rice, tender chicken, grapes, and almonds combined in a light lemony dressing, this wild rice chicken salad is easy to make and perfect for lunch or a light dinner.


Rosemary Chicken and Roasted Grapes Salad

This Balsamic and Rosemary Grilled Chicken Spinach Salad is topped with roasted grapes, with creamy, tangy goat cheese, walnuts, and a simple balsamic vinaigrette. I love healthy spinach salad recipes, and this one does not disappoint! It’s gluten-free, super flavorful, and definitely not boring at all!


Roasted Cauliflower Salad w/ Lentils & Grapes

Roasted Cauliflower Salad – cauliflower tossed with turmeric & curry powder, roasted until tender and golden, and then tossed with protein-packed lentils and sweet, juicy grapes. Its flavor and texture are dynamite!


Warm Fennel Salad with Grapes and Feta

This warm fennel salad is made with roasted grapes, white beans, and feta cheese. It’s a delicious combination of flavors.


Red Grape Jicama Walnut Salad with Mango-Jalapeno Poppy Seed Dressing

Summer is the time to get your salad on and make it exciting! Red Grape Jicama Walnut Salad with Mango-Jalapeno Poppy Seed Dressing is just the ticket to get you excited about healthy summer salad!


Wild Rice and Arugula Salad

A lovely green salad with wild rice, grapes, chicken, and peppery arugula!


The Best Chicken Salad Recipe with Grapes

This best chicken salad recipe has endless possibilities for add-ons and toppings. There are so many ways to serve this classic dish, and it comes together in just 20 minutes!


Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Spinach and Grapes

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Spinach, grapes, avocado, feta cheese, and more! This hearty, healthy salad recipe is both light and filling! Make it for your guests for a crowd-pleasing side dish, or just add your favorite animal protein to turn it into an entree salad.

Yield: 2 to 4 servings

Salads with Grapes - Waldorf Salad

waldorf salad in a glass bowl

Check out our favorite salad recipes with grapes! This Waldorf salad is a lovely light lunch or side salad.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • zest of one lemon
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup halved red grapes
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup chopped Honeycrisp apples
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup roughly chopped walnuts, toasted

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the yogurt, lemon juice, zest, salt, and pepper till combined. 
  2. In a larger bowl, mix together the grapes, celery, apples, and cilantro. Then stir in the yogurt dressing. 
  3. Top with walnuts and serve. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 257Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 48mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 4gSugar: 11gProtein: 7g

How to Choose the Best Grapes

Grapes are best when you check a few things before you buy them!

  1. The grape texture should be firm and plump with no visible wrinkling.
  2. The grape stem should be green and firm, brown stems indicate they are older and may already be too sour.
  3. Choose grapes that are in season. Here’s a great guide on grapes varieties and their peak seasons.
  4. Do not wash your grapes before storing them in the refrigerator – it will lead to them molding. Rinse them thoroughly before eating them.

Are grapes good for you?

Yes, grapes are a healthy fruit! Even though they do have a higher sugar content they have a low glycemic index - meaning they don't raise blood sugar. Grapes contain several important nutrients and are high in antioxidants.

Are grapes berries?

Grapes are technically a kind of berry, although they may not commonly be considered berries.

A botanical berry is a fruit that is fleshy the entire way through and does have a pit (although it may have seeds or pips).


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