Sautéed Apples

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sauteed apples

Fall is pumpkins, apples, cinnamon and nutmeg. Fall is comfort food, rich and buttery. Sautéed apples are the perfect fall dessert, and this recipe, with no added sugar, is also relatively guilt-free.

Makes 2 servings
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Total time: 15 minutes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes

Ingredients
2 medium Fuji apples (each 6oz whole, 4oz peeled and sliced)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 tablespoons heavy whipping cream (optional)

Directions
1. Peel the apples, core and slice (I simply cut each apple in half, then cut into quarters around the core and then slice).

2. In a large skillet, heat the butter over medium heat. When melted, swirl to coat the bottom of the skillet, then add the apple slices in a single layer. Sprinkle with the cinnamon. Cook 3-4 minutes, until golden-brown on the bottom. Flip to the other side and cook 2-3 more minutes, until golden-brown and fork-tender.

3. While apples are cooking, use a hand-held electric whisk to whip the cream, if using it. There’s no need to sweeten the whipped cream – the sweetness of the apples will combine with the richness of the cream to create the perfect experience.

4. Transfer the sautéed apples into two individual serving plates. Top with a dollop of whipped cream. Serve immediately.

Nutrition per serving (with whipped cream)
Calories 222.6
Total Fat 17.0 g
Saturated Fat 10.5 g
Sodium 12.2 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19.3 g
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
Sugars 13.6 g
Protein 1.0 g

Nutrition per serving (without whipped cream)
Calories 120.0
Total Fat 6.0 g
Saturated Fat 3.6 g
Sodium 0.9 mg
Total Carbohydrate 18.5 g
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
Sugars 13.5 g
Protein 0.4 g

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