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Baked Apple

If you like apples, this recipe is an especially good way to enjoy them in the cold winter months.

Baked Apple Prep and Cook Time: 0

Ingredients:
  • 4 crisp red apples
  • 2 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups water
  • Filling
  • cup honey or maple syrup
  • cup raisins
  • cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Core apples using a melon baller leaving the bottom of apple so they hold the stuffing. Combine lemon juice and water, and place apples in it as you complete coring them.
  3. Mix stuffing ingredients together and fill cavity of apples.
  4. Place apples in a baking dish with about 1 cup of the lemon water in the bottom of the dish. Bake uncovered for about 50-60 minutes depending on size of apples, until they are tender.
  5. Drizzle juice from bottom of pan over apples and serve hot.

Serves 4


Nutritional Profile

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Baked Apple
1.00 serving
237.27 grams
362.85 calories
Nutrient Amount %DV Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
omega 3 fatty acids 1.37 g 54.8 2.7 very good
omega 3 fatty acids 1.37 g 54.8 2.7 very good
manganese 0.62 mg 31.0 1.5 good
manganese 0.62 mg 31.0 1.5 good
dietary fiber 7.43 g 29.7 1.5 good
dietary fiber 7.43 g 29.7 1.5 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DV>=75% OR Density>=7.6 AND DV>=10%
very good DV>=50% OR Density>=3.4 AND DV>=5%
good DV>=25% OR Density>=1.5 AND DV>=2.5%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for Baked Apple