An apple a day

09 Jun 2016
POSTED BY Y Magazine

They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But make your next event even more memorable and healthy with friends and family, and be sure to serve up dishes featuring deliciously sweet apples. 



There’s nothing like a meal cooked at home to slow down and reconnect with friends and family. This season, gather together guests and surprise them with some rustic flavours, starring delicious new recipes that bring out the flavor of apples – a versatile and healthy year-round fruit easily found in Oman.

Filled with healthy antioxidants, fibre, vitamins and minerals, apples add a flavourful twist to classic dishes.

For a refreshing change that both kids and adults will love, try this delicious apple tortellini salad and serve with grilled steaks or seafood.

For more recipes and inspiration, visit www.treetop.com.

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Apple Tortellini Salad

Apple Tortellini Salad

Servings: 6 to 8

Ingredients:

Dressing

  • 3 tbsp Tree Top Frozen Concentrate Apple Juice, thawed
  • 3 tbsp light corn syrup
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • Ground pepper to taste

Salad

  • 9 ounces cheese-filled tortellini
  • 2  cups sliced apples (approx. 2 medium apples)
  • 2 cups shredded salad greens
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup sliced scallions
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts (optional)

Method:

  • To prepare dressing, combine apple juice concentrate, corn syrup, brown sugar, vinegar, garlic salt and pepper. Cover dressing and refrigerate.
  • To prepare salad, cook tortellini, drain and cool by rinsing pasta under cold water. 
  • Shake gently to drain thoroughly. In a large bowl, combine tortellini, apples, salad greens, strawberries, celery and scallions. Toss salad gently with chilled dressing.   
  • Serve chilled. If desired, sprinkle with pine nuts.


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