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Apples and Nectar Recipe

Looking for an easy Apples and Nectar recipe? Learn how to make Apples and Nectar using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



Apples and raisins poached in nectar or juice. Nice to make when you have a little extra time to cook for someone special. From the American Diabetes Association. apricot nectar or unsweetened orange juice, golden raisins, low-calorie margarine, Granny Smith or other crisp dessert apples, cornstarch cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Apples and Nectar

1 1/2 cups apricot and orange nectar (14327) or unsweetened orange juice
2 tbsp golden raisins (9297)
1 tbsp (low-calorie) margarine spread (4109)
550 g (about 4) peeled Granny Smith or other crisp dessert apple (9004)
1 tbsp cornstarch

Recipe Directions for Apples and Nectar

  1. Bring fruit juices, raisins and margarine to a boil.

  2. Halve, peel and core apples. Lower them carefully into juice mixture and simmer gently for 7-10 minutes or until soft but not mushy.

  3. Mix cornstarch with a little cold water to make a paste.

  4. Transfer apples to a serving dish, cut side down.

  5. Stir the cornstarch mixture into the juice and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Pour over apples and chill before serving.

Categories

Citrus, Fruits, Brunch, Dessert, American, Advance, Chill, Simmer, Vegetarian, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 241.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
148
Calories from Fat
14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.6g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
37mg
2%
Potassium
233mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
34.8g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
27.8g
Protein
0.8g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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