Pickled Apples Recipe For Tacos

Because cucumbers shouldn't get to have all the fun

At Chaia Tacos in Washington, D.C., you'll find more than standard cheese and salsa on top of the delightful vegetable-forward tacos on offer. One example: This quick-pickled apple and serrano chile combination, which you can also use in salads, as a garnish for a main dish (try them with pork!) or on a cheese board.

Recipe adapted from Chaia Tacos, Washington, D.C.

Pickled Apples
5 from 41 ratings
Get the recipe for a quick-pickled green apple taco topping, which you'll find at plant-based taco joint Chaia Tacos in Washington, D.C.
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Total time: 10 minutes
  • 4 cups green apples, peeled and diced
  • ½ serrano chile, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  1. Combine the apples, chile, salt and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the vinegar and lime juice, and mix to combine.
  3. Let stand for about 1 hour before serving or storing in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Calories per Serving 188
Total Fat 0.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 46.9 g
Dietary Fiber 9.0 g
Total Sugars 29.0 g
Sodium 828.2 mg
Protein 1.7 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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