Granny Smith

Flavor Profile: Lime and grapefruit elements, tart and quite crisp.

Flavor Pairings:

This apple has a distinct citrusy-tart flavor that makes it a great partner for richer, more savory ingredients. Its crisp, firm texture holds up well in cooked preparations. The tang of this apple contrasts well with slightly sweet foods such as winter squash or honey-baked ham. The tartness of this apple pairs well with rich sea foods, such as crabmeat or shrimp.

Preparation Ideas:

  • Slice Granny Smith to layer with ham and brie in a sandwich on crusty baguette bread
  • Sprinkle chopped Granny Smith apple over a bowl of cheddar soup
  • Toss cubed Granny Smith with cubed acorn squash and olive oil to roast for a side dish to pork chops or roasted chicken

Food Safety

Apple Growing Regions


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Autumn Glory
Cripps Pink
Golden Delicious
Granny Smith
Red Delicious
  • Autumn Glory December - March
  • Braeburn September - June
  • Cameo October - June
  • Cripps Pink November - May
  • Fuji January - December
  • Gala January - December
  • Golden Delicious January - December
  • Granny Smith January - December
  • Honeycrisp October - March
  • Jonagold September - June
  • Red Delicious January - December

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