Delicious Apple Recipes for Fall
There’s a nip in the air, signaling that fall is around the corner. With apples in bounty, it’s time to use them to make sweet and savory recipes. There are many varieties of apples available, each with a different flavor. Depending on how sweet or tart you like your apples, you can take your pick. Visit your local farmers’ market to buy Georgia apples for sale. Keep reading to learn yummy recipes using fresh apples. With the addition of apples, you can add depth of flavors and contrasting textures that can transform any dish.
Colorful Apple and Cabbage Salad
Eating the rainbow, which essentially means incorporating varied bright colored fruits and veggies into your diet is great for your health. This refreshing salad uses apples in an innovative way, adding a deliciously tart flavor to your salad. Serve this salad as an accompaniment to meat dishes or make it the star attraction of a vegetarian or vegan meal. You’ll need about 2-3 cups of thinly sliced red cabbage, 1 cup lettuce thinly striped, 2 crisp and crunchy apples diced small, 2 carrots, peeled into ribbons. For the dressing, use 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, 1/4th teaspoon Djon mustard, 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar, salt, and black pepper.
To make the dressing, whisk together olive oil and mayonnaise to form a homogenous mix. Add all other ingredients, and whisk again. Combine all the veggies and the apples in a large salad bowl, pour the dressing over them. Toss well so that the dressing coats the veggies really well. Serve chilled, topped with sliced almonds or crushed walnuts for an added crunch.
Kale and Apple Soup
This heart-warming soup combines nutrient-loaded kale with fresh apples that’s so comforting on a chilly fall evening. Drink this soup to boost your immunity against colds and viruses that are common at this time of the year.
Wash the kale and chop roughly into small pieces. In a large skillet, heat olive oil and saute chopped kale until it wilts a bit. Add 2 cups chicken broth, and cook for 10 minutes. Season with salt and cracked black pepper. Once the mixture cools, blend until smooth. In the same skillet, saute chopped onions and 1 diced apple until the onions and apples turn soft. Allow it to cool and then blend until smooth. Finally, mix the pureed kale and apples together. Check for seasoning, and serve warm garnished with a dollop of butter.
It’s easy to make healthy recipes using fresh apples. You’ll find crisp and juicy Georgia apples for sale at a local farmers’ market.