Roasted Grape Salad

Serves 4

30 Minute Prep Time

By Morgan Shupe on October 6, 2014 , categorized in Dinner, Lunch

grape salad

Up your salad game with roasted grapes and cashew cheese. The extra preparation time to roast grapes is well worth the effort. Whether you’re assembling for your workday salad or serving dinner guests, this salad is sure to impress.

Ingredients

  • Roasted Grapes :
  • 1 cup grapes
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 2 stems fresh thyme, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salad Ingredients :
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp Vega® Antioxidant Omega Oil Blend
  • 1 Tbsp agave, optional
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped fine
  • 4 cups salad greens
  • 1 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
  • ½ cup cashew cheese, optional

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

  2. Toss grapes and shallots together with thyme, salt, pepper and olive oil. Bake on a cookie sheet for 10-15 minutes or until skin is slightly shrived and crisp but the inside is juicy and soft.

  3. Combine red wine vinegar, any liquid from the roasted grapes, Vega Antioxidant Omega Oil, agave, garlic together to make a dressing. Taste and adjust flavor as needed.

  4. Toss greens, roasted grapes, walnuts with dressing. Top with cashew cheese, if using.

Morgan Shupe

Morgan Shupe is a Vancouver chef, freelance recipe developer and regular contributor to Vega’s Expert Panel. Her amazingly delicious plant-based recipes for meals and smoothies are well-renowned at the Vega HQ kitchen—where she was formerly Vega’s Chef.

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