Lo-Cal Apple Snack
"This quick snack is often requested as an office treat," reports Nancy Horan of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. "It's a simple and harvest-fresh way to serve autumn's best apples—kids also love it."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 4 medium Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and cut into rings
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
- In an ungreased 11x7-in. microwave-safe dish, arrange apples in two rows. Pour apple juice over apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon and lemon zest. Cover and microwave on high for 4-1/2 minutes or until apples are tender, turning after 1-1/2 minutes.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 88 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit.
Originally published as Lo-Cal Apple Snack in Taste of Home October/November 1997