Apple pie, apple dumplings and apple crisp are some of our all-time faves. But what about apple recipes that aren’t dessert? While sweet apple recipes get all the love, savory eats with the famed fruit are just as — if not more — delicious. If you’re looking for a way to eat the best fruit of the fall season, check out these savory recipes for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


1. Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich: From the plump grapes and fresh apples to the sweet cranberries, this lightened-up sandwich won’t even taste healthy! (via Damn Delicious)

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2. Curried Carrot and Apple Soup: Apple in a soup? After one slurp, you’ll wonder why you didn’t try this sooner. (via The Kiwi Cook)


3. Sweet Potato Quesadillas With Goat Cheese and Apples: Apples make a crunchy addition to this fall take on a Mexican favorite. It’s the perfect lazy weeknight meal when you can’t be bothered with a full-on feast. (via Hello Natural)

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4. Grilled Cheese With Fig Preserve, Apple and Pumpkin Seeds: This sandwich with all of our seasonal faves is *next* level. No sad desk lunch here. (via Flourishing Foodie)


5. Broccoli Apple Salad: This will be one of the best salads that you ever make. It it full of amazing flavors and textures that will totally outshine your usual lunch fare. (via The Recipe Critic)

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6. Apple Baked Chicken: Looking for a way to add more fruits to your dinner? Look no further than this quick-and-easy bake. (via Gimmie Some Oven)


7. Apple, Cheddar and Thyme Quiche: Wow family and friends with this gorgeous quiche at your next brunch. Pair it with a big batch of mimosas for the ultimate weekend activity. (via Hip Foodie Mom)


8. Caramelized Onion, Mushroom, Apple + Gruyere Bites: This fancy, bite-sized flatbread will totally upgrade your tailgate food for football season. (via Table for Two)


9. Alba Salad With Fennel and Apples: This isn’t just any salad. With apple, fennel, pepper and pine nuts, it’s a filled to the brim with texture and flavor. (via Devour)


10. Potato, Beet + Ambrosia Apple Tian: Pin this one STAT for your Thanksgiving menu. Not only is it super impressive, but it tastes just as good too. (via Kumquat Blog)


11. Kale With Apples and Bacon: This is *the* healthiest side dish for all your dinner parties this season. Bacon is optional, but we vote yes for the crispy topping all the time. (via Culinary Colleen)


12. Moroccan Quinoa Salad: With carrots, apples, raisins and a mint-lemon vinaigrette, this recipe can easily be vegan. Plus, it’s paleo, gluten-free and delicious! (via Almost Getting It Together)


13. Paleo Butternut Squash, Sausage and Apple Stuffing: You won’t miss the bread one bit in this gluten-free, Paleo stuffing. (via FitSugar)


14. Butternut Squash and Apple Soup With Apple-Gruyere Crostini: Upgrade your grilled cheese and tomato soup combo this season with this apple-filled meal. (via offbeat + inspired)

What are your favorite savory ways to eat apples? Let us know below in the comments.