6 apple sides that might just steal the show

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6 apple sides that might just steal the show

Besides keeping the doctor away, did you know that apples can bring new life to curries, coleslaws, salads and tzatziki? This crunchy, tart and sweet fruit is the perfect addition to summery meals. We bring you six cool new ways to use apples this summer.

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Move over carrots! There’s a new way to make coleslaw. Swap traditional cabbage and carrots for red cabbage and apples. If you love a bit of heat, this recipe features a tamarind, turmeric and ginger dressing, too.

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For a hit of fresh, tart flavour, top your next bowl of green curry with this apple-and-chilli sambal. Simply dissolve a teaspoon of sugar in red wine vinegar and mix with chopped ginger, chillies and grated apple.

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Sceptical about curry in summer? This is the perfect summer curry, it’s a lighter version of the classic korma and features scallops, yoghurt and a generous topping of apple-and-coconut slaw, of course.

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This classic salad gets a modern makeover by using yoghurt instead of mayo, fennel rather than celery and pistachios in place of walnuts.

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Add an extra dose of freshness to traditional tzatziki by adding grated apple and finely chopped mint. Try it with a spicier dish like this peri-peri roasted chicken to cool things off if it gets too hot.

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The perfect salad for a beach day! Layers of of thinly sliced apples and celery are topped with blue cheese, biltong powder and candied walnuts. You’ll want to remember this one.

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It’s time to add a little JOYA® to your life! Firm, sweet and crunchy, JOYA® apples are the perfect healthy choice for outdoor-loving families and make a great snack for the young and the young at heart.

Healthy eating and being outdoors contributes to a joyful life. JOYA® apples provide the boost of energy that allows mom, dad and kids to lead an active, healthy lifestyle, taking in all the wonderful, pure outdoor activities South Africa has to offer. JOYA® is particularly juicy, fresh, thirst-quenching and sweet, and delicious in recipes.

Learn more at joyaaples.co.za

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The TASTE team is a happy bunch of keen cooks and writers, always on the look out for the next food trend or the next piece of cake.

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