To start the new year on a tasty path, we have five delicious apple recipes for you, featuring the unique Opal Apple. This apple varietal is marked by a gorgeous golden hue and is known for its sweet and tangy flavor, making it perfect for sweet or savory dishes. Best of all, Opal Apples don’t turn brown after slicing, so you can enjoy their distinctive crunch as a snack or in your favorite salad!
Caramel Apple Martini
To inspire your cooking in the new year, we’ve teamed up with five bloggers to bring you delectable dishes starring Opal Apples. From classy cocktails to fresh salads, comforting desserts and even entrees, we hope you’ll be inspired by this versatile variety of apple.
Barbecue Chicken Apple Salad
From December through April, a limited supply of these unique Washington-grown apples will be available in select local grocery stores nationwide, including Costco. Be on the lookout for Opal Apples in your neighborhood supermarket so you can create the delicious dishes shown here or be inspired to invent an Opal Apple recipe of your own! For more information on where to find Opal Apples near you, check out the Opal Apple website and find them on Facebook.
Apple and Caramelized Onion Tartlets
In addition to being a healthy and nutritious addition to your diet, Opal Apples have another benefit as well. A portion of Opal’s proceeds are delivered to nonprofits through its Youth Make a Difference Initiative grants, for U.S.-based, youth-focused programs centered around food security and politics, nutrition or agriculture.
Miso Ginger Pork Tenderloin with Opal Apple Ginger Relish
Ready to try Opal Apples for yourself? Join us for an #OpalApples Twitter Party where you could win one of five prize packs, including a shipment of these tasty apples. For more information, guidelines, and to register for a chance to win, visit http://kitchen-play.com/
Apple Brown Sugar Spiral Biscuit Cobbler
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