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Grape Salad

Sweet and tangy grapes and smoked Gouda in balsamic vinaigrette.
Prep Time10 mins
Refrigerate15 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: International
Keyword: grape salad, grapes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Anecia Hero - SmartyPantsKitchen


  • 1 lb. red and green grapes rinsed
  • 1/2 lb. dates pitted and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 oz. Gouda cheese tiny cubes
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds shelled, roasted, salted
  • pinch of salt


  • Clean grapes and cut into halves; finely chop dates; set aside in a large bowl
  • In a medium saucepan, on low heat, add butter, vinegar and honey; cook 3 minutes, or until honey has melted
  • Pour warm sauce over grapes/dates and combine well; cover and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes
  • Prior to serving, add tiny pieces of smoked Gouda and sunflower seeds; taste for salt


  • This is an excellent dish to take to a picnic because it can stand the heat and partners well with most picnic foods...
  • Grape salad can also be served as dessert


Calories: 100kcal