Honey Roasted Apples

Crispy while soft, sweet while salty, these Honey Roasted Apples are an absolute amazing side to a for pork, chicken and stuffed pastas.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Dinner, then Dessert


  • 2 Grannysmith apples
  • 2 Braeburn or similar apples
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Pre-heat oven to 425.
  2. Remove the core and cut into 1 inch chunks, toss with lemon juice.
  3. Heat a cast iron skillet on medium high heat with the butter in it.
  4. When the butter begins to brown add the apples and kosher salt.
  5. Sautee for 5 to 7 minutes until the edges start turning a rich brown color.
  6. Add the honey and put in oven for about 8-10 minutes.
  7. The apples should be tender but not mushy and richly caramelized.
  8. Carefully serve with spatula, taking care not to smash them.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from: Michael Chiarello