Easy Mackerel Recipe with Pickled Grape Salad

Easy grape recipes

Make the most of juicy red grapes with our easy recipes, from tangy pickled salads to refreshing fruity sorbet

Looking for some easy grape recipes? Want the best savoury side dish or a sweet dessert? Check out our ideas for using this versatile ingredient.


For more fruity dishes try our hearty apple recipes, vibrant strawberry recipes and our zingy orange recipes.

Easy grape recipes

Beef crudo with burrata, basil & grapes

This recipe for beef crudo with burrata, basil and grapes makes a great starter or easy lunch. It’s low calorie but hearty, and a little burrata makes it feel luxurious. The plump red grapes add a sweet note to this savoury dish.

Pomegranate-glazed baby vegetables with grapes

Give your roasted veggies a deliciously sticky glaze with pomegranate molasses, honey and blackberry jelly. Use black grapes such as Sable or Vitoria in this recipe.

Grilled lamb with roast fennel and spicy grape relish

Olia Hercules takes the rich, colourful pickings of an autumn harvest and adds an Eastern European twist to this impressive dinner for two. Pickle the grapes in a mix of vinegar, sugar and a pinch of salt for a sweet and sour kick.

Black grape and wine sorbet

This recipe is ideal for summer and makes a perfect after-dinner refreshment. Instead of the sparkling shiraz, you could use a full-bodied red wine or a light, fruity rosé. Use either red or black grapes, depending on your preference.

Mackerel with pickled grape salad

Serve grilled mackerel on a bed of punchy pickled grapes and crushed coriander seeds in this 20-minute, low-calorie dinner.

Roasted cauliflower and grape salad with buttermilk dressing

Inspired by a dish from the Grain Store in London, our version combines cauliflower seasoned with caraway seeds and cumin with fresh grapes and hazelnuts.