Sautéed apples

By Elda Balle
Try this recipe for sautéed apples in a skillet instead of a traditional apple pie to save additional calories, fat and sugar. 2 tablespoons light margarine 3 medium cooking apples (such as Granny Smith or McIntosh), peeled, cored and thinly sliced 1 lemon, juiced 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons brown sugar substitute Heat margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drizzle apples with lemon juice. Place apples in skillet and cook about 7 minutes until tender. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon and brown sugar substitute. Continue to cook for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally until apples are hot and tender. Nutritional information Calories: 100 Total carbohydrate: 20 grams Dietary fiber: 2 grams Protein: 0 grams Total fat: 3.5 grams Saturated fat: 1 gram Sodium: 55 milligrams Preparation time: 15 minutes Number of servings: 3 Serving size: ½ cup Photo by Mark Greenberg Photography
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR HEALTH FOCUS SA E-NEWSLETTER
Get health living and wellness information, recipes, and patient stories from University Health.
View other related content by:
Tell us your patient story
Share your inspiring personal story of hope and healing at University Health.