Crunchy fennel and celery are combined with grapes in this delicious salad recipe.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2012


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk oil, vinegar, fennel seeds, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add grapes, fennel, celery and scallions; toss to coat. Serve topped with almonds.



Tip: To toast whole nuts, spread on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F, stirring once, until fragrant, 7 to 9 minutes. To toast chopped, small or sliced nuts, cook in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

126.8 calories; protein 1.9g 4% DV; carbohydrates 21.1g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2.6g 10% DV; sugars 16.3g; fat 5g 8% DV; saturated fat 0.7g 3% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 486.7IU 10% DV; vitamin c 8.4mg 14% DV; folate 21.1mcg 5% DV; calcium 43.8mg 4% DV; iron 0.8mg 5% DV; magnesium 22.2mg 8% DV; potassium 385.2mg 11% DV; sodium 103.1mg 4% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 8% DV.

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  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
One of my favorite salads! This salad has become one of my favorite go-to sidedish recipes. Prior to seeing it in the Eating Well magazine I'd never tasted raw fennel. Such a yummy surprise!!! Since then I've served it at family potlucks and guest buffets...always receiving compliments. I have shared this recipe with many friends. Pros: Unique flavors light healthy Read More
Rating: 3 stars
Grape and Fennel Salad This is a very nice and different side dish. To me the fennel gave the dish a taste of black licorice and I am not found of black licorice. However my family loved the dish and it is a nice compliment to pork. Pros: Great pork side dish Cons: Cutting grapes Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Let dressing soak in for labor Excellent and unique salad. The different flavors need a little time to mix. We tasted it and weren't sure but after an hour it was great. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Tasty and beautiful. This was simple but unique and makes a great dish for potlucks. I used more celery and fennel to grape ratio. I think you can play a little. Read More