Apples are great for your health, because they provide vitamin A as a powerful antioxidant to help resist infection and scavenge free radicals that cause inflammation, and are especially high in vitamin C which actively protects you against high blood pressure and the blood vessel changes that precede heart disease, and according to the latest research, vitamin C protects against cancer. Honey has many health benefits when used in moderation (assuming you’re healthy), energizes our body, boosts immunity and fights bacteria.
⅓ cup honey
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
½ teaspoon kosher salt
Pre-heat the oven to 425 °F (220 degrees °C). Remove the core from the apples and cut into 1-inch chunks, then toss them with some lemon juice. Heat a cast iron skillet on medium high heat with the butter in it. Wait for the butter to heat and brown, then add the apples and kosher salt. cook for 5 to 7 minutes until the edges start turning a rich brown color, or until tender, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon or heatproof spatula. Add the honey and put in the oven for about 10 minutes. The apples should be tender but not mushy and richly caramelized. Carefully serve with a spatula. Take care not to smash them while doing so.
These honey roasted apples are a perfect side to a for chicken, pork and stuffed kinds of pasta.