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How to Peel an Apple (2 Ways)

Step by step instructions for peeling an apple with a peeler or a pairing knife.
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to peel an apple, how to peel an apple with a pairing knife, how to peel and apple with a peeler
Servings: 1
Calories: 95kcal
Author: Bob


  • 1 apple


  • Wash your apple with a fruit spray or a mild soap under cold water.
    This is very important especially with apples because they have one of the highest levels of pesticides on them.
    group of washed apples


  • Hold the apple in your non-dominant hand and the peeler with the other. start peeling at the top of your apple. Hold the peeler to the apple and rotate the apple counterclockwise peeling around the apple.

Paring knife

  • Start at the top of the apple, holding your knife in your dominant hand cutting the peel off in a downward motion away from yourself. Work your way around the apple until you have removed all of the peel.


Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 98IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg