4 Quick Grape Recipes

Grapes are a sweet addition to these easy salads, snacks, and sweets.

Green Grapes © Brian Henn

Roasted Grape and Ricotta Crostini
Toss whole red grapes with olive oil, fresh thyme sprigs, salt, and pepper and roast at 450° F until their skins burst, 7 to 9 minutes. Slather slices of grilled country bread with ricotta, top with the grapes, and drizzle with olive oil; season with salt and pepper.

Arugula, Fennel, and Grape Salad
Toss arugula, thinly sliced fennel, halved red or green grapes, and crumbled blue cheese with olive oil and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper.

Wild Rice and Grape Salad
Toss cooked wild rice with chopped toasted pecans, sliced green or red grapes, chopped flat-leaf parsley, olive oil, and red wine vinegar; season with salt and pepper.

Grape Tart
Fill a prebaked tart shell with vanilla pudding or pastry cream. Sprinkle with red and green grapes and chill until firm. Dust with confectioners’ sugar before serving.

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