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Apple-Maple Filling

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Here we cook fresh apple slices with a touch of maple syrup and a hint of cinnamon, perfect for filling Whole-Wheat Crepes or topping French toast.



READER'S COMMENT:
"really delicious! we stuffed our whole wheat crepes with this and it was a huge hit. "
Apple-Maple Filling Recipe

Makes: 8 servings, about 1/3 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 3 pounds apples (about 8 medium), such as Cortland, Jonathan, McIntosh, Northern Spy or Gravenstein, peeled, cored and sliced (10 cups)
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add apples (the pan will seem quite full, but the apples will cook down considerably) and cook, stirring from time to time, for 5 minutes.
  2. Add maple syrup and cinnamon; cook, stirring or shaking the pan from time to time, until the apples are tender and the filling has thickened, about 10 minutes longer. Stir in vanilla.

Nutrition

Per serving: 124 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 2 g fiber; 2 mg sodium; 157 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate



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Recipe Categories

Health & Diet Considerations
Heart healthy
Low cholesterol
Low saturated fat
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Breakfast
Brunch
Dessert
Season
Fall
Winter
Type of Dish
Sauce/Condiment, sweet
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Servings
8 or more

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