So you went apple picking and all those cute bushels you picked are now taking over your kitchen. There's no way you're gonna snack through 15 pounds of apples, no matter how hard you try. But you will eat up breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts. Baked, sauteed, broiled, or raw, apples are a totally versatile ingredient, just as delicious in sweet or savory dishes. And since they're sturdy, they can withstand a variety of cooking methods. So go ahead, schedule another trip to the orchard, you'll need it.
This snack puts a sweet twist on a classic recipe by trading out the usually savory filling for sweet-tart cinnamon apples. Wrapped in a flaky, buttery crust, empanadas de manzana are the perfect after-school snack or post-dinner dessert. And with a slice of cheddar cheese, they're a nod to the ultra American slice of pie!
Combining apples and sweet potatoes is hardly groundbreaking, and this salad is easy to make, but the textures and flavors of roasted brown sugar sweet potatoes and jalapeños and raw, crunchy, tart apples harmonize with the honey-mustard dressing in a way that will make your taste buds tingle and surprise you.
Here's a delicious alternative to traditional salsa: tangy tomatillos are roasted until bursting with sweet green apples and tossed with garlic, onion, and chile.
We all know that bacon can enhance any dish because, well, bacon is pretty amazing when it comes to flavor. A crispy, sweet, and salty strip tenderly wraps an apple onion pinto burger, combining intense fruity and savory flavors in each bite. Let the drooling begin!
Enchiladas aren't always savory, but they are always delicious and these holidays treats are no exception to that rule! This creative take on a festive apple pie mixes a cinnamon apple compote with a drizzle (or waterfall) of sweet and sticky dulce de leche.
Give your flan a protein punch by adding in this year's hottest ingredient: quinoa. Less silky and more grainy than the usual flan, the Quinoa and Apple Flan is made partly with eggs, sweetened condensed milk, and one Granny Smith apple, which gives the dish a light fruit flavor.
Cuca de Maçã is a coffee cake very popular in Southern Brazil, a variation of the German Apfel Streuselkuchen. It's made with a shortening-based dough, covered with apples, and topped with a sweet crumb topping. This mild cake can be unconventionally served with caramel sauce or dulce de leche, which of course, we recommend.
Enjoy the flavors of autumn apple pie for breakfast! Cinnamon Agave Apple Pancakes combine that warm, ooey gooey goodness you love from apple pie filling with an extra touch of cinnamon, splash of lime, and drizzle of agave for a stack fit for breakfast or dessert.