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Walnut-Stuffed Apples

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 apple and 1/4 cup cooking liquid)
Nothing says "autumn" like the fragrance and flavor of cooked apples, especially when they're filled with a mixture of sweetened currants and walnuts and spiced with cinnamon.  Serve these apples warm from the crockpot with low-fat frozen yogurt.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 3 tablespoons dried currants
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 4 medium Granny Smith apples, cored
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup apple cider

Nutrition Information

  • calories 310
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.7 g
  • polyfat 3.6 g
  • protein 1.9 g
  • carbohydrate 70 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 23 mg
  • calcium 60 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, stirring to combine. Peel top third of each apple; place apples in an electric slow cooker. Spoon walnut mixture into cavity of each apple.

  2. Combine the remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup brown sugar, and apple cider in a small bowl, stirring to combine. Pour over apples. Cover with lid; cook on LOW 2 3/4 hours. Remove the apples with a slotted spoon. Spoon 1/4 cup cooking liquid over each serving.