Christmas Day Recipe's Including Apples

Yakima, WA – With Christmas being just over a week away, Borton Fruit wanted to help you in making those last minute decisions for your meal planning. Last week we provided a number of healthier appetizer options including apples.  This week, we’d like to give you some ideas to incorporate them in your main and side dishes as well. 

You would be surprised how much flavor an apple can add to your dish. Take a look below at these unique ideas to add them into your traditional recipes.

Apples add an amazing juicy crunch to your favorite salad! Check out these couple dinner salad recipes that are not only festive for this time of year, but taste amazing and are simple to make:

Christmas Apple Salad:

Holiday Honeycrisp Salad:

Winter Fruit Salad:

Whether your favorite Christmas main course includes turkey, prime rib, chicken, partridge, ham, lamb, goose, etc., try pairing it with fresh apples! You can cook them in with your roast or make a salsa or rub to go with it!  Take a look at a couple options paired with apples for ideas:

Fresh Picnic Ham with Apple Cranberry Pomegranate Salsa:

Partridge in Cider with Apples & Celery:

Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream:

Roast Turkey with Apples & Onions:

Roasted Heritage Turkey:


If you’d rather put apples in your stuffing to pair with your main dish, here are a few options:

Chestnut & Apple Stuffing:

Cranberry Apple Stuffing:

Holiday Stuffing:


Lastly, here are some other traditional side dishes including potatoes, sweet potatoes, macaroni & cheese, Brussels sprouts, and even cranberry sauce that include APPLES:

Apple & Cranberry Sauce:

Apple & Sage Scalloped Potatoes:

Apple Pecan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes:

Macaroni and Cheese with Apples:

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Apples:

Next week, we’ll have a couple festive dessert options with apples as well. For more recipes from Borton Fruit, please visit










Posted December 16, 2016

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