Stewed apples are a comfort food. Enjoy them alone topped with some nuts, as a topping to a bowl of hearty oats, used as a pie or tart filling or stirred into yogurt.
2 Red Skinned Apples (preferably organic), washed and chopped with skin on
2 Granny Smith Apples (preferably organic), washed and chopped with skin on
1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger, or 2 tsp. powdered ginger
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
Lemon juice to coat apples
Optional: dried cranberries, raisins, dried or fresh pitted cherries
Toss apples with lemon juice.
Place all ingredients in a sauce pan.
Add enough water to cover bottom of pan to prevent scorching. Place lid on saucepan.
Cook over medium heat until apples are soft, about 20 minutes. Makes 4 servings.
Per serving: 74 Calories, .5 gm PRO, 19 gm CHO, 0 gm FAT, 0 mg Chol, 3 gm Fiber, 1 mg Sodium, 159 mg Potassium.