How to Roast Grapes (Plus, a Summer Salad Recipe)

Kyra Williams

by | Updated: July 26th, 2018 | Read time: 1 minute

If you’ve never tried roasted grapes, it’s time to venture into a world where your favorite vine-grown fruit gets even better. When roasting grapes, the internal sugars caramelize, the skin softens and the flavor brightens into a much more intense version of itself. Perfect for both savory and sweet dishes, these treats can be mixed with Greek yogurt, sprinkled over baked goods, paired with your favorite protein and so much more. Try this easy summer salad recipe for a quick intro to these deliciously sweet baked berries.

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Ingredients

Roasted Grapes
2 cups seedless purple or red grapes
3 tsp. olive oil
2 tsp. balsamic vinegar

Salad
10 oz. arugula
2/3 cups walnuts 
3 oz. crumbled goat cheese

Dressing
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In bowl, toss grapes with olive oil and vinegar. Arrange grapes on baking sheet and roast for 10 Remove grapes from oven; let cool for five minutes.
  3. To make dressing, combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  4. For salad, combine arugula, walnuts, goat cheese and grapes. Drizzle on dressing.
Kyra Williams

Kyra Williams hasn’t always been fit. She used to be quite the opposite, in fact. During her college years, she lived on pizza and beer and packed on an unhealthy amount of pounds, due to total inactivity. One day, something clicked, and Kyra knew it was time to lose the weight. Since that time, she’s fallen so in love with fitness that she’s made it her life’s work to help others to make the changes they need to become fit, active and healthy. Kyra is a self-employed, NASM-certified online personal trainer and nutrition expert, Crossfit Level One Trainer, USA Weightlifting and USA Powerlifting Coach, and she’s helped women all over the world through her online training services and training programs. For more info or to connect with Kyra, visit http://kyrawilliamsfitness.com/.