Sure, sweet fruit shines in desserts like crisps or cookies, but sometimes I just want to switch it up. That’s right, I take those apples, pears, oranges, and grapes and swing into savory territory—the land of roasts and braises and stews. I’m talking about a world beyond fruit salads (although those are delicious, too). There are just so many different ways to incorporate fruit into dinners and lunches with the help of juicy chicken, spicy sausage, or creamy polenta. Here, I’ve gathered 12 of our best savory fruit dishes that I bet will inspire you to switch it up, too.
What's your favorite savory fruit mash-up? Dish in the comments below!
A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).