Roasted Grape and Feta Salad

This Roasted Grape and Feta Salad makes a perfect Meatless Monday meal! With sweet grapes and salty feta cheese balanced with a balsamic tang, it has a range of flavors you’ll love.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 20 mins
Servings
SERVES 4
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® White Rice
  • 1 lb red grapes
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette

Instructions

  • Jazz up your weekday meals with this rice salad with roasted grapes! Ready to enjoy in 25 minutes, it uses Success® White Rice for a neutral base you can then layer with delicious flavors.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Allow to cool. Preheat oven to 425°F.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, on a large baking sheet, toss together grapes, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Bake, shaking baking sheet every 5-10 minutes, for 18-20 minutes, or until grapes are blistered.

    Step 3

  • Combine rice, roasted grapes, arugula, feta cheese, toasted almonds and balsamic vinaigrette in a large bowl.

    Recipe Tip

    For added protein, top this salad with roasted tofu, vegan sausage or your protein of choice.

Simple and Flavorful

This roasted grape salad is not only easy to make, it also makes a vibrant and tasty addition to any mealtime spread. Try it for a weeknight meal or bring it to your next holiday get-together with family or friends.

This salad has contrasting sweet and tangy flavors, along with fresh arugula to help balance everything out. Also, the nuts provide added texture to tie everything together beautifully.

Meatless Meals

There are many ways to adapt this vegetarian dish. If you eat a vegan diet, simply swap out the feta for your favorite type of dairy-free cheese. To add a bit of meat-free protein, toss in beans, such as lentils or chickpeas, or use tofu or tempeh. Read our tips for more ways to eat meatless on Monday or any day of the week using plant-based ingredients like rice and quinoa.

You might also want to try our delicious Rice, Lentil and Sour Cherry Salad made with a flavorful mix of lentils, rice, nuts and fruit.

Alternatively, if you enjoy eating a bit of everything, you can top this salad with shredded chicken, sausage or fish.