The smell of autumn begins with sweet, crisp apples. We know it’s tempting to bite into the first shiny red one you pick, but why not go one step further? Adding apples to ordinary recipes will put a seasonal twist on any meal. These recipes will inspire you to make the most of apples in the autumn and winter.
Did you know quinoa is one of the world’s healthiest foods? Baked Quinoa with Spiced Apples, Carrots and Red Onions is a great meal to eat when you’re on hiatus from pasta. (via The Iron You)
If you’re not a fan of pork, use chicken or firm tofu in this Roulade of pork belly, braised red cabbage and apple compote. (via Great British Chefs)
Dreaming of Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Apples, Bacon & Balsamic at the Thanksgiving table this year? Plan ahead with this recipe! (via The Pig and Quill)
Apple Stuffed Pork Loin is a great dish on its own, but if you’re feeling adventurous, add in some lamb for tenderness. (via Little B Cooks)
Are you on pizza hiatus too? We’ll let it slide if you make Caramelized Onion, Apple, and Blue Cheese Naan Pizzas instead and invite us over! (via Once Upon a Cutting Board)
Grab a knife, fork, and plenty of napkins, then dive into Sausages with Apple Parsnip Mash & Red Onion Gravy. Potatoes are in for some serious competition! (via Wallflower Girl)
For vegans and slow cooker fans, the awesomeness of this chili is indescribable. It’s autumn in a bowl with just a hint of summer memories. Enjoy Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Coconut Chili with Apple. (via The Fig Tree)
The Madras paste recipe can be used for many dishes, but first, make Chicken Madras Curry with Apple. (via In My Red Kitchen)
Carrot Apple Soup is a welcome change from the chicken noodles and Minestrones of the world. What do you get when you cross a vegetable and a fruit? A nosh-up! (via Blissful Domesticity)
Lentil and Leek pot with Curry, Apples, and Cabbage is artisanal and cozy– the kind of meal that makes you want to swap your home for a country cottage. (via A Tasty Love Story)
Make your own favorite apple recipes and post them to Instagram!