Here are 10+ of the best Savory Apple Recipes for Dinner! Apples shine in sweets, but also steal the show when it comes to dinnertime. When paired with roasted meat, pureed into soups and sauces, and baked into side dishes, you’ll find there are unbelievable combinations of flavors when apples are included. Check out these incredibly delicious recipes next time you’re craving an apple-infused meal!
Fruit and Meat Pairings
When thinking of pairing meat and fruit together in a meal, you might initially think it’s uncommon. Or even a little weird. But once you start looking it’s really not hard to find!
To celebrate my 100th blog post, I created a fruit-centered dinner party consisting entirely of meals that included fruit. I didn’t realize just how much I used fruit in recipes until I took a step back!
This article from Spoon University is a tremendous resource when it comes to pairing meat with fruit and how to properly incorporate both into the same dish. I swear they have thought of EVERY possible combination and have helped get my creative juices flowing when planning future fruity recipes!
Some of my favorite combos from Spoon University are chicken with pomegranates, turkey with plums, pork with melon or persimmons, and beef with kiwi. I can’t wait to get in the kitchen – especially with pomegranate and persimmon season quickly approaching.
Homemade sauerkraut filled chickpea flour pierogies in seconds! Mix, roll, cut, stuff, boil! The simplicity of a gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, and vegan dinner recipe that's healthy and flavorful with the saltiness of sauerkraut and the sweet spice of an applesauce topping!
A warm, sweet, spicy Green Apple Curry dish that transforms the sourness of green apples with the earthy spiciness and robust flavours of Sri Lankan roasted curry powder! This Sri Lankan apple curry is an easy, vegan side dish to prepare that’s full of flavour!
Pork Chops with Apples and Butternut Squash brings all the delicious flavors of fall right to your dinner table. Cooked in just one skillet, this easy Pork Chop Recipe requires simple ingredients like sweet apples, butternut squash, fresh rosemary, apple cider, and juicy bone-in pork chops.
This savory recipe mixes caramelized onions, apples and canadian bacon and is sure to become a family favorite. Classy enough to serve to guests but easy enough to enjoy with family.
Making apple recipes for dinner
I hope you’ve been inspired to cook apple recipes for dinner! I know one thing for sure, my stomach is READY. How will you incorporate granny smiths or red delicious varieties into meals this month? I want to hear about your favorite ideas below!