Apples are back in season and there are so many ways to use apples! It might be easy to think of making a pie, applesauce, or even an apple crisp, but there are many ways to create savory recipes with apples. Apples are crunchy and sweet, making them the perfect vehicles to accompany sweet and salty flavors. That means they work well in savory recipes. If you want, you can even check out our roundup of savory apple recipes!
Apples can be cooked into soups, paired with parsnips and other aromatic herbs like rosemary. And these recipes are perfect to get you started. You can use apples in salads or pair them with grains like quinoa, potatoes, or even in galettes!
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This week, we’re bringing delicious, fully vegan, and plant-based ways to enjoy apples in savory recipes!
Soups and Salads
These soups and salads are sure to wow you this autumn season, and apples truly shine in; if you haven’t tried apples either in salads with a bit of vegan feta cheese, or pureed into soups, here are a few recipes to get you started.
- Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Kale Apple Salad by Dominique Ebra
- Apple Quinoa Salad by Desiree Rodriguez
- Lettuce Tacos filled with Quinoa Apple Salad and Curry Citrus Dressing by Zuzana Fajkusova and Nikki Lefler
- Apple, Parsnip, and Fennel Soup With Crispy Sage Brussels Sprouts by Claire Ragozzino
- Apple Cheddar Broccoli Soup by Katia Martin
These savory warming recipes all feature apples! You can try apples in a slaw and use it on sandwiches, or layer it with vegetables and tartlets and add a few herbs. The options are endless!
- Skillet Potatoes With Chickpeas and Roasted Apples by Florian Nouh
- Rustic Tartlets With Caramelized Onions, Apple, and Butternut Squash by Dora Daily
- Pulled ‘Pork’ Sandwiches With Carrot Apple Slaw by Robin Browne
- Butternut Squash Apple Cranberry Gratin by Lydia Filgueras
- Butternut Squash and Apple Galette with Sage by Marie Reginato
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