Sautéed Cinnamon Apples

Fast, nutritious and smells like apple pie—what’s not to like? Make this sliced fruit glazed with cinnamon, vanilla and honey for your next quick dessert. For even more flavor, top with toasted chopped walnuts.

Prep Time: 7 minutes      Cook Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

  • Calories 80
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Protein 0 g
  • Fat 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.6 g
  • Sugars 11 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 25 mg
  • Potassium 100 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 Tbsp trans-fat-free margarine
2 large Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 Tbsp water 
1 Tbsp honey (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat margarine in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add apples and sauté for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add remaining ingredients. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Dietitian Tip: Fruit is a great choice for dessert. Just make sure to work the carbohydrate into your meal plan. For no added sugar, omit the optional honey.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free. 

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Fruit, 1/2 Fat

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