Monday, July 02, 2007

Sauteed Apples and Raisins

4 large tart apples, peeled and cored (I used Gala apples and it turned out fine)
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup golden raisins
1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • Cut apples in half and then into 1/4-in.-thick slices.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet; add apples. Cook and stir over medium heat for 6-7 minutes or until almost tender.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in water; add to skillet. Add brown sugar and raisins; bring to a boil.
  • Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice. Serve warm. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Analysis: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with margarine) equals 182 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein

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