4 Dishes From Apples: Healthy Recipes From Your Favorite Winter Fruit

Maryam Ayres Author: Maryam Ayres Time for reading: ~3 minutes Last Updated: October 20, 2022
4 Dishes From Apples: Healthy Recipes From Your Favorite Winter Fruit

We eat apple dishes all winter. This most popular fruit in our country contains vitamins and trace elements that are so necessary for our body. We offer you 4 recipes of apple dishes that you can prepare at least every day

Apples are the most popular and favorite fruit in our region. Some varieties are perfectly stored for a long period, so we eat apple dishes all winter. And if you don't know what is so tasty and useful to cook from apples, here are 4 proven recipes.

Lean spicy galette with apples

Winter is already outside the window, but we only have a calendar winter. And when it's cold outside, you want hot tea with something delicious. Apple galette is an easy to prepare, extremely tasty and healthy dish. The recipe for its preparation is extremely simple:

  • Knead the dough (200 g of flour, 80 ml of vegetable oil, warm boiled water).
  • Add half a teaspoon of cinnamon, cardamom and ginger, a pinch of salt and sugar to the dough.
  • Wrap the finished dough in cling film and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Peel the apples and cut them into slices.
  • Roll out the dough, spread the apples on it, form a side from the dough and put the galette in the oven. Bake in the oven at a temperature of 180 °C for about 25 minutes.


Despite the fact that this apple dish turns out to be quite large in size - the galette is eaten instantly!

Oatmeal with apples and raisins

Such apple dishes are perfect for breakfast, when the body needs a shock dose of vitamins and minerals. Apples contain vitamins C, B1, B2, P, E, including manganese and potassium. Oat flakes contain vitamins A, B6 and K, as well as carotene, riboflavin, tocopherol and thiamin. Raisins not only contain potassium in large quantities, but also such elements as sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, and iron. Raisins also contain vitamins B1, B2, B5. What is not a perfect breakfast for you?

To prepare, you will need 100 g of oatmeal, one large apple and a handful of raisins. Cook porridge as usual. Add diced apples and raisins to it. For better assimilation of vitamins and minerals, you can add a teaspoon of olive oil to the porridge. Have a nice breakfast!


Regular use of this wonderful porridge prevents the formation of blood clots, lowers cholesterol, improves memory and mental processes, and generally has a beneficial effect on the state of the cardiovascular system.

Vitamin salad of apples, carrots and cabbage

Apple dishes will be even more beneficial if they include other vitamin products. Try making this salad:

Finely chop 2 hard apples, one carrot and 300 g of fresh white cabbage and mix in a salad bowl. Season with lemon juice, balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Add pepper and salt to taste, and the "megavitamin" salad is ready to eat. Such a dish can provide the body with a daily dose of almost all vitamins and trace elements necessary for its normal life.



Apple whipped cream

Incredibly tasty and healthy winter drink. There are countless options. We offer you one of the classic recipes based on apples and honey.

To prepare the drink you need:

  • Wash one large or two small apples and cut them into pieces along with the skin. Put them in a pan.
  • Add mint, 1 cm ginger root, 1 cinnamon stick, 4 clove buds.
  • Pour everything with six glasses of bottled water, bring to a boil, reduce the heat to a minimum and cook for 15 minutes. Then you need to remove the pan from the heat, let it cool to 35-40 ̊С, add honey, mix, cover with a lid and leave to infuse for 15-20 minutes. Strain the finished drink through cheesecloth or a fine sieve before use.

Due to the beneficial properties of honey, apple puree is an excellent medicine: antiviral, anti-inflammatory, warming, tonic, restorative, immunomodulatory. You should drink the drink to prevent colds, indigestion, and metabolic disorders.

You will be interested in: Winter warming drinks: what to drink in the cold?


Of course, apples are best eaten fresh, as the vitamin C contained in them is very unstable and quickly oxidizes even in the air. But the above recipes allow you to preserve all the value of our favorite fruits and, in addition, these apple dishes are very tasty and easy to prepare.



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