Healthy Apricot Recipes

Find healthy, delicious apricot recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Editors' Picks

Seared Chicken with Apricot Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 29
Fresh apricots, white wine, apricot preserves and tarragon combine in a quick sauce that's delicious on chicken. We pound the chicken thin so that it cooks in just a couple of minutes. Let this basic recipe inspire you to create your own variations. Try different combinations of wine (or even fruit juice with a touch of vinegar) and other fruits and preserves. Serve with: Quinoa or brown rice and sautéed spinach.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Apricots & Olives

This healthy chicken stew is full of warming, spicy flavor thanks to ras el hanout, an aromatic Moroccan spice blend. You can find it in well-stocked grocery stores--or substitute 1/2 tsp. each ground cumin and ginger and 1/4 tsp. each ground cinnamon, coriander and allspice.
By Breana Killeen

Apricot Canapes

Rating: 4 stars 11
These sweet and savory bites are like a cheese course in a bite.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Country Apricot Tart

This hand-shaped tart is meant to look rustic, so there's no need to fuss with crimping the edges. Just fold the cornmeal crust up and over the fruit filling and everything will be held neatly in place while it bakes.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Salmon with Apricot Sauce

Hot pepper sauce and apricots add a zesty zap of flavor to salmon steaks in this 30-minute main dish recipe.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Apricot Glazed Chicken with Potatoes & Asparagus

Rating: 5 stars 1
Curry powder is a powerhouse ingredient because it combines a medley of flavorful spices—usually turmeric, fenugreek, coriander and peppers—all in one jar. Increase the heat in this dish by using a hot or red curry powder.
Hilary Meyer
By Hilary Meyer

Inspiration and Ideas

Homemade Trail Mix
Rating: Unrated 1
Try this with portable mix with any combination of dried fruits and nuts.
Salmon Couscous Salad
This healthy and easy salad is designed to be made with precooked or leftover salmon. To quickly cook salmon, lightly brush with olive oil, then roast in a 450 degrees F oven until the fish is opaque and firm, 8 to 12 minutes.
Apricot Cobbler

This pretty apricot cobbler features tender biscuits that top sweet, jammy apricots sweetened with honey and flavored with ginger. It's a great dessert that makes the most of the early-summer stone fruit season.