Grape Salad Recipes
Harvest Salad with Gorgonzola, Bacon and Concord Grapes
Star chef Nancy Silverton, a huge salad fan, makes this great recipe with tender Bibb lettuce and an array of tasty ingredients: smoky bacon, Gorgonzola cheese, toasted hazelnuts and sweet Concord grapes. Add roasted chicken, grilled shrimp or leftover steak to turn this salad into a satisfying lunch, or serve alongside your dinnertime main course for a spotlight-stealing side dish. Pair this tangy salad with a fragrant, medium-bodied Piedmontese white.
Wild Rice Salad with Beets, Grapes and Pecans
This wild rice dish from Food & Wine's Justin Chapple will be the prettiest and brightest-tasting side dish on the Thanksgiving table, but it's equally good any time of the year.
Celery, Grilled Grape and Mushroom Salad
"Celery is a vegetable people either love or hate, and we try to get people to love all their vegetables," says chef Amanda Cohen of New York City's Dirt Candy. She sets off celery's bitterness and crunch with meaty oyster mushrooms and grapes that have been grilled until almost bursting.
Blue Cheese, Walnut, Grape, and Cabbage Slaw
This quick cabbage slaw recipe offers an incredible range of textures and flavors, like creamy blue cheese, crunchy walnuts and juicy grapes.
Kale Caesar Salad with Herb Roasted Grapes
Tyler Florence, chef at Wayfare Tavern in San Francisco, loves Caesar salad so much he has a special wooden bowl at home just for making it. In this version with kale, he tops the salad with herb-roasted grapes, which add pops of sweet-tart flavor. For a more substantial salad, toss in shredded meat from Florence's roast chicken or from a store-bought rotisserie bird.?
Chopped Salad with Grapes and Mint
Making this terrifically zippy salad by F&W's Emily Kaiser is a great way to show off your knife skills. While a gyuto and petty knife will both work, the best choice here is the santoku.
Chicken-and-Grape Salad Sandwich
Sliced grapes add a wonderful layer of fruity flavor and natural sweetness to this classic chicken salad sandwich.