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Rustic Apple Galette

Prep: 10 minutes; Bake: 35 minutes; Cool: 20 minutes.

Health NOVEMBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Ingredients

  • Crust
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup stone-ground whole-wheat flour
  • 3 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons trans fat–free vegetable shortening
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice
  • Filling
  • 3 cups sliced peeled Golden Delicious apples, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, diced
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3 tablespoons coarse sugar

Preparation

1. For crust: Combine first 4 ingredients; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add apple juice, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing until dough is moist and begins to stick together. Cover in plastic wrap; chill 30 minutes.

2. Preheat oven to 400°.

3. For filling: Toss apples with lemon juice. Whisk together next 4 ingredients; pour over apples, tossing until well-combined.

4. Unwrap dough; place on parchment paper. Roll into a 15-inch circle. Place dough and parchment on rimmed baking sheet; arrange apples in center, leaving 2-inch border. Fold edges in; press gently to seal. Dot apples with butter.

5. Whisk egg white and water. Brush dough with egg wash; sprinkle with coarse sugar. Loosely cover with foil; bake 25–30 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes or until tender and golden.

6. Let stand 20 minutes. Cut into 8 wedges; serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 343
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 58g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 160mg
  • Calcium: 30mg
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