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Roasted Grape & Walnut Salad

Filed in Recipes, Veggie — June 13, 2022

Recipes, Veggie

Try out this cozy roasted grape & walnut, pecorino cheese salad with a balsamic vinaigrette. It’s got different types of baby lettuces for this salad, including arugula, and a mix of kale, chard, and spinach. It makes for varying shapes, sizes and nutrients in the mix.

Ingredients – Salad

  • baby chard, kale, and spinach lettuce mix
  • baby arugula mix
  • 3 handfuls seedless red grapes, roasted
  • 2 handfuls walnuts, roasted
  • sprinkle of brown sugar
  • 1 red onion, slivered
  • pecorino cheese, shaved

Ingredients – Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 1 Tbs. dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbs. balsamic
  • 1/4 c. olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon
  • salt & pepper


  1. Put grapes and walnuts in an oven pan. Coat with 1 Tbs. olive or avocado oil, salt and pepper. Add a little brown sugar to the walnuts.
  2. Toast the almonds and grapes in the oven at 375°F for 15 – 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  3. While the grapes and walnuts are roasting, rinse and dry the lettuce, and mix together in a large bowl or on individual plates.
  4. Prepare dressing by mixing all ingredients – mustard, balsamic, olive oil, lemon, salt and pepper, all together.
  5. When walnuts and grapes have been toasted, allow them to cool. Then top the lettuce mixture with the balsamic dressing, walnuts, grapes, pecorino cheese, and a bit of salt and pepper.

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