Butter-Sautéed Apples with Almonds, Raisins, and Maple Syrup

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The roomy interior of a wok allows you to gently sauté apple slices without crushing or breaking them. Serve with your favorite ice cream, whipped topping, or granola.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced almonds
  • 4 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 4 Golden Delicious apples (2 lb.), peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

Preparation

1. Heat wok over medium heat. Add almonds, and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until toasted and golden brown, stirring constantly. Transfer almonds to plate.

2. Melt butter in wok over medium heat, then add cinnamon and vanilla. Reduce heat to medium-low, and add apples. Cook apples 10 minutes, or until softened, stirring frequently. Add raisins and maple syrup, increase heat to medium, and cook 3 to 5 minutes more, or until syrup thickens.

3. Divide apples among 4 bowls, and garnish with toasted almonds.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 4
  • Calories: 496
  • Carbohydrate Content: 73 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 30 mg
  • Fat Content: 23 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 8 g
  • Sodium Content: 8 mg
  • Sugar Content: 57 g