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how to keep apples from turning brown

How to Keep Apples from Turning Brown

A simple way to keep apple slices from turning brown in your lunch box overnight or for days!

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 5 apples 1x




Dissolve the salt into the cold water and stir well.  Add the apples and immerse them in the solution.

Soak apples for 5 minutes, then drain away the water.  Do not rinse them.

Package your apples into individual or one large airtight container then store in the refrigerator up to 5 days.


You can do this on a smaller scale with just one apple as well, just reduce the water and salt in half.

  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Fresh
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 large apple
  • Calories: 130
  • Sugar: 25 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 34 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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