Warm Cinnamon-Raisin Apples - Delicious Decisions

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Warm Cinnamon-Raisin Apples - Delicious Decisions

The wok isn't just for savory dishes. For this sweet stir-fried dessert, sizzling apples are combined with a sauce that’s fragrant with cinnamon and nutmeg. Serve this on its own or atop a scoop of fat-free frozen vanilla yogurt.

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 1 Tbsp. light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg (freshly grated preferred)
  • 1/3 cup 100% apple juice and 2/3 cup 100% apple juice, divided use
  • 2 tsp. canola or corn oil
  • 2 medium Braeburn, Rome Beauty, or Golden Delicious apples, peeled if desired, thinly sliced, patted dry
  • 2 Tbsp. golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (dry-roasted)

Directions

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  1. In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir in 1/3 cup apple juice. Set aside.
  2. Heat a wok over high heat. Pour in the oil, swirling to coat the wok. Cook the apples for 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir in the raisins and the remaining 2/3 cup apple juice. Stir in the brown sugar mixture. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes, or until the sauce is thickened, stirring constantly. Just before serving, sprinkle with the walnuts.

Tip: Serving size 1/2 cup

Nutrition Facts

Warm Cinnamon-Raisin Apples - Delicious Decisions

CaloriesCalories

172 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

2g Per Serving

FiberFiber

2g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 172
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 4 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 21 g
Protein 2 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 fruit, 1 1/2 fat

This recipe is reprinted from AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION GRILL IT, BRAISE IT, BROIL IT. Copyright ©2015 by American Heart Association. Photos by Lucy Schaeffer. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. Available from booksellers everywhere.

The wok isn't just for savory dishes. For this sweet stir-fried dessert, sizzling apples are combined with a sauce that’s fragrant with cinnamon and nutmeg. Serve this on its own or atop a scoop of fat-free frozen vanilla yogurt.

Nutrition Facts

Warm Cinnamon-Raisin Apples - Delicious Decisions

CaloriesCalories

172 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

2g Per Serving

FiberFiber

2g Per Serving
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Calories 172
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 4 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 21 g
Protein 2 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 fruit, 1 1/2 fat

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 1 Tbsp. light or dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg (freshly grated preferred)
  • 1/3 cup 100% apple juice and 2/3 cup 100% apple juice, divided use
  • 2 tsp. canola or corn oil
  • 2 medium Braeburn, Rome Beauty, or Golden Delicious apples, peeled if desired, thinly sliced, patted dry
  • 2 Tbsp. golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (dry-roasted)

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Stir in 1/3 cup apple juice. Set aside.
  2. Heat a wok over high heat. Pour in the oil, swirling to coat the wok. Cook the apples for 2 to 3 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir in the raisins and the remaining 2/3 cup apple juice. Stir in the brown sugar mixture. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes, or until the sauce is thickened, stirring constantly. Just before serving, sprinkle with the walnuts.

Tip: Serving size 1/2 cup

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This recipe is reprinted from AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION GRILL IT, BRAISE IT, BROIL IT. Copyright ©2015 by American Heart Association. Photos by Lucy Schaeffer. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC. Available from booksellers everywhere.


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