Oomph Cooking Blends: Sweet & Savory Roasted Grapes

Savory Sweet Grapes


An excellent alternative to cranberry sauce, these scrumptious roasted grapes balance savory and sweet.

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min


3 c organic seedless grapes
2-3 sprigs of fresh thyme leaves
1-2 fresh sage leaves, finely diced
3 glugs extra virgin olive oil
3 t Oomph Cooking Blends No. 2 Battuto
salt and pepper to taste
4 T balsamic vinegar
1 t bacon fat or duck fat, or knob butter


Preheat oven to 375°.

Wash grapes and dry, cutting in half, then reserving 1 c.

Toss grapes, herbs and olive oil in a mixing bowl.

Add Oomph Cooking Blends and use spoon to toss grapes until coated.

Add salt and pepper to taste, tossing grapes a bit more

Muddle 1 c grapes and strain through sieve for juice.

Into a low baking dish (8” by 8”), add grape juice, balsamic vinegar, coated grapes, and dot top with bacon fat, duck fat or butter.

Bake in oven for 15 min, then rotate grapes with spoon. Cook another 12-15 min until grapes have wrinkled, shrunk and liquid is reduced.

Serve with turkey or pork, or use to dress a turkey sandwich. Yum!