Grape Mincemeat


Notes: If making up to 2 days ahead, chill airtight.

Makes about 1 cup


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1/4 pound hot or mild Italian sausages
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup seedless red grapes, rinsed
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Fresh-ground pepper


1. Squeeze sausages from casings into a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over high heat; add onion. With a spoon, break meat into fine chunks and stir often until meat is well browned, about 10 minutes.

2. Add grapes, 1/2 cup water, cloves, and cinnamon. Stir often until water is evaporated, 4 to 5 minutes. Add another 1/4 cup water and stir, mashing grapes if they don't pop, until liquid is evaporated and mixture is slightly thicker, about 8 minutes. Add pepper to taste.

Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Created date

October 2005

Nutritional Information

Calories 34
Caloriesfromfat 62 %
Protein 1.1 g
Fat 2.3 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 2.3 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Sodium 52 mg
Cholesterol 5.4 mg