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Honeycrisp Apples with Lemon, Salt and Mint

October 12, 2017
Author Notes

Light, quick, ultra-simple, ultra-fresh dessert or snack. My favorite way to eat apples. —Chris Rasmussen

  • Serves 2-4
Ingredients
  • 2 Honeycrisp apples (or similar variety), optionally chilled; look at apple size to judge servings
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1-2 pinches Diamond Crystal kosher, fleur de sel, or other light, flaky salt
  • 1 small bunches Fresh mint, finely minced
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Core and slice each apple into 1/4 in thick slices (leave skin on). Arrange slices in single layer on plate or platter.
  2. Cut lemon in half. Squeeze gently and rub rim of lemon half along each apple slice, like an applicator, for a good stripe of lemon juice on each.
  3. Season apples lightly and evenly with salt. (Hold hand high for good dispersion.)
  4. Sprinkle apples lightly and evenly with mint. (Hold hand high for good dispersion.) Serve immediately.

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