Savory Baked Apples

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This is a dessert that many of us loved in childhood, but today it is often overlooked because we think it isn't “special enough.” Special is exactly what your friends and family will call it when you make it from this recipe!
Serves4
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Savory Baked Apples
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This is a dessert that many of us loved in childhood, but today it is often overlooked because we think it isn't “special enough.” Special is exactly what your friends and family will call it when you make it from this recipe!
Serves4
Serves4
Ingredients
  • 4 baking apples such as Rome or Jonathan Gold
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped candied ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ cup hot water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Core apples to ½ inch of bottom.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients plus ½ teaspoon of the water in a small bowl and mix, then spoon into the cavities in the apples until full.
  4. Set apples in an 8" x 8" baking pan, pour remainder of water in pan bottom, seal pan with foil and bake 30 minutes or until apples are soft.
  5. Serve warm. Optional toppings include a dollop of nonfat frozen yogurt or nonfat sour cream.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 93 calories, 0g protein, 24g carbohydrate, 0g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 2g fiber, 5 mg sodium

THE SEASONED COOK Use the remaining mixture by simmering 5-10 minutes and spoon over apples before serving. Make extra apples for breakfast too!

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