Kitchen Scraps: Savory Rosemary Roasted Grapes

October 8, 2016

Kitchen Scraps: Savory Rosemary Roasted Grapes by Faring Well

Welcome to the first edition of “kitchen scraps”, where the leftover little recipes in my kitchen find a home. Here you will find a simple recipe I enjoyed but didn’t make the cut for a full-bodied blog post. I hope you enjoy the little wins I get to share with you here – and let me know if you give any “kitchen scraps” a try by tagging your Instagram photos #fwkitchenscraps

Are you ready for another mini series? As stated above in the caption, these “kitchen scraps” posts are meant to capture little recipes that are wins for me during the week, but due to other more complex shoots – would otherwise never make it to the blog. My goal is to take a single snap and pair it with a few words about why I loved the recipe. A little less involved than my Saturday links’ posts in the past, and less structured. These could pop up any day of the week. Maybe there won’t be any for two weeks, then several in one week. Really just whenever a small victory happens that would otherwise go unshared. I hope you enjoy what comes from these “kitchen scraps”, I’m getting all sorts of giddy knowing this will be another creative outlet for me to pour into these next few months.

Without further chitchat, here is the recipe scrap for today. I made these a short bit ago on my Nom show, and had several of you make them with raving results (this made me so happy). I serve them on top of a piece of toast, slathered in almond milk cream cheese by Kite Hill. I insist you try this combo if you venture to make this little recipe! They have an earthy sweet flavor with jammy centers – such a wonderful way to use up those end of season grapes. Have the most wonderful weekend folks, see you back here next week – xx. 

Makes as many as you’d like. 

red grapes, rinsed and dried
quality olive oil
sea salt
black pepper
dried rosemary sprigs

Preheat the oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment. Place the grapes on the parchment, no more than will fit comfortably side by side. Lightly drizzle in olive oil and give a toss. Sprinkle with sea salt and a few cranks of fresh black pepper. Place the rosemary sprigs on the grapes, making sure they stick to the ouster skin. Place in the oven and roast for 30 minutes. They should be slightly wrinkled and the juices inside the grapes bubbling.

Let the grapes fully cool before serving. I favor mine on a piece of toast that has been slathered in a plain almond milk cream cheese by Kite Hill. Together this combo is magical. (See a photo one of my followers posted last week after she made this recipe from my show on Nom – what a beauty!).

I can also see adding these to vegetable and grain salads for a sweet and earthy kick. Or on top of flatbreads with hummus too. Store leftover grapes in an airtight glass jar in the fridge and eat within one week.


  • Reply Sus // October 8, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    Love this new little series Jessie! These grapes sounds deeeeelicious! Happy weekend to you!

    • Reply Faring Well October 10, 2016 at 4:25 pm

      Aw yay! So glad to hear, thank you Sus <3 I hope you had the best weekend!

  • Reply Chelsea | The Whole Bite October 8, 2016 at 3:30 pm

    These sound amazing Jessie! Such a great idea :)

    • Reply Faring Well October 10, 2016 at 4:26 pm

      Thank you tons Chelsea, I’m glad you love the sound of them too – they totally won me over! xx

  • Reply Jodi October 8, 2016 at 6:08 pm

    Love this series, Jessie! Kitchen scraps and fridge clean outs always seem to be the best meals of the week! Roasted grapes are such a fall thing – on cream cheese toast sounds pretty close to a cinnamon raisin bagel – like a grown up edition of my childhood favorite :) Keep the good vibes coming. ox

    • Reply Faring Well October 10, 2016 at 4:28 pm

      Oh my goodness yes – you nailed it! A cinnamon raisin bagel is so what it reminded me of and I couldn’t put my finger quite on it. Thank you for that brilliant little line you just drew ;). Hope you had the most wonderful Canadian thanksgiving over the weekend Jodi! Filled with lots of good food I’m sure <3

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