Walnut-Stuffed Apples

Photo: Oxmoor House

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.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 apple and 1/4 cup cooking liquid)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 310
  • Calories from fat: 14%
  • Fat: 4.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3.6g
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 70g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 23mg
  • Calcium: 60mg

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

Preparation

  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.
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