A selection of clusters of grapes in a variety of colors makes a great snack and those same grapes can be used as an ingredient in a simple and delicious salad like our Grape Salad with a Hint of Mint recipe below.
- Select plump grapes that are free from surface wrinkles and firmly attached to green pliable stems. Avoid those that are limp, shriveled, cracked or have brittle stems.
- Place unwashed grapes in a perforated plastic bag if they did not come in one. Store in the refrigerator. They should keep about a week.
- Wash grapes under cold running water just before serving. Remove any damaged grapes. Use scissors to cut into smaller bunches for serving.
- One cup red grapes average approximately 104 calories, 1 gram protein, .24 grams fat, 27 grams carbohydrate, 0 cholesterol, 1.4 grams dietary fiber and 3 milligrams sodium.
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