FOOD & DRINK
10/18/2013 09:25 am ET Updated Oct 18, 2013

Apple Dinner Recipes Are The Best Thing To Happen To Us In Fall (PHOTOS)

We know, we know, you don't need any more reminders that fall is apple season -- we've already declared our love for apple desserts, apple pie creations, hot apple cider, and even apple cider cocktails. But when we realized we had yet to show you the best ways to eat fall apples for dinner, we just couldn't resist ourselves.

We're not just talking about throwing some apples in your salad here -- we've compiled the best pork, curry, sandwich and pizza dinner recipes made with this versatile favorite fall fruit. So, if you can resist crunching into an entire bushel of apples on their own, these are the 17 best ways to upgrade your dinner for fall.

  • 1 Chilled Cucumber & Apple Soup
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.versesfrommykitchen.com/2012/07/chilled-cucumber-apple-soup.html" target="_blank">Chilled
    Verses from my Kitchen
    Get the Chilled Cucumber & Apple Soup Recipe by Verses from my Kitchen
  • 2 Chicken Normandy
    <strong>Get the<a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/chicken_normandy/" target="_blank"> Chicken Normandy Recipe</a>
    Simply Recipes
    Get the Chicken Normandy Recipe by Simply Recipes
  • 3 Spinach Salad with Apples and Artichokes
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.gimmesomeoven.com/spinach-salad-with-apples-and-artichokes/" target="_blank">Spinach Sala
    Gimme Some Oven
  • 4 Gruyère, Apples & Fig Panini Recipe
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.cookincanuck.com/2013/09/gruyere-apples-fig-panini-recipe-cookbook-giveaway/" target="_bl
  • 5 Quinoa Salad with Apple, Chickpeas, Toasted Almonds & Apple Cider Vinaigrette
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.cookincanuck.com/2012/10/quinoa-salad-with-apple-chickpeas-toasted-almonds-apple-cider-vi
  • 6 Green Apple Curry
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/green_apple_curry/" target="_blank">Green Apple Curry Recipe</a
    Simply Recipes
    Get the Green Apple Curry Recipe by Simply Recipes
  • 7 Pork Tenderloin with Apples
    <strong>Ge the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/pork_tenderloin_with_apples/" target="_blank">Pork Tenderloin wi
    Simply Recipes
    Ge the Pork Tenderloin with Apples Recipe by Simply Recipes
  • 8 Chopped Chicken Raspberry Panini
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.macheesmo.com/2013/03/chopped-chicken-raspberry-panini/" target="_blank">Chopped Chicken
    Macheesmo
  • 9 Holiday Waldorf Salad
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.aspicyperspective.com/2012/12/waldorf-salad-healthy-salad-recipe.html" target="_blank">Ho
    A Spicy Perspective
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  • 10 Warm Fig, Apple and Gorgonzola Flatbread
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/1663-fig-apple-and-gorgonzola-flatbread.html" target="_blank">Warm Fig,
    Steamy Kitchen
  • 11 Apple and Sage Pork Chops
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.steamykitchen.com/11109-apple-and-sage-pork-chops.html" target="_blank">Apple and Sage Po
    Steamy Kitchen
    Get the Apple and Sage Pork Chops Recipe by Steamy Kitchen
  • 12 Apple Bacon Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
    <strong>Get the<a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2012/10/apple-bacon-stuffed-sweet-potatoes/" target="_blank"> Apple Bacon
    How Sweet It Is
  • 13 Caramel Apple Grilled Cheese
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2012/10/caramel-apple-grilled-cheese/" target="_blank">Caramel Apple Gri
    How Sweet It Is
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  • 14 Pork Kebabs with Apples and Potatoes
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://bevcooks.com/2012/01/pork-kebabs-with-apples-and-potatoes/" target="_blank">Pork Kebabs with
    Bev Cooks
  • 15 Cauliflower with Apples and Pecans
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://passthesushi.com/cauliflower-with-apples-and-pecans/" target="_blank">Cauliflower with Apples
    Pass the Sushi
  • 16 Chinese Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Kale and Apple Slaw
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/18628-chinese-pulled-pork-sandwiches-with-kale-and-apple-slaw" target="_bl
    Linda Xiao/Food52
  • 17 Apple, Broccoli and Butterbean Salad with a Walnut Dressing
    <strong>Get the <a href="http://veghotpot.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/apple-broccoli-and-butterbean-salad-with-a-walnut-dressing

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