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Grilled Apples with Cheese & Honey

September/October 2007

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Dessert meets the cheese plate when you drizzle grilled apples and flavorful cheese with honey and toasted pecans for a quick and healthy finish to any meal for two. This is a good chance to try some exotic honeys—their nuances will shine in this simple dessert.


Grilled Apples with Cheese & Honey Recipe

Makes: 2 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 large or 2 small tart apples, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rounds
  • 2 teaspoons almond or canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 ounce sharp Cheddar or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
  • 4 teaspoons honey

Preparation

  1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium heat. Toss apple slices with oil and sugar in a large bowl. Grill the apple slices until just tender and lightly marked, turning once, about 6 minutes total. Shave cheese into thin strips with a vegetable peeler. Top the apple slices with a sprinkling of cheese and nuts and drizzle with honey.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Let your cheese come to room temperature before serving for the best flavor.

Nutrition

Per serving: 250 calories; 14 g fat (3 g sat, 6 g mono); 15 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 3 g fiber; 93 mg sodium; 174 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 2 fruit, 3 fat


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Recipe Categories

Servings
2
Preparation/ Technique
Grill/BBQ
Meal/Course
Dessert
Season
Fall
Winter
Type of Dish
Desserts, fruit
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
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