Sautéed apples

Try this recipe for sautéed apples in a skillet instead of a traditional apple pie to save additional calories, fat and sugar.

2 tablespoons light margarine
3 medium cooking apples (such as Granny Smith or McIntosh), peeled, cored and thinly sliced
1 lemon, juiced
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons brown sugar substitute

Heat margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drizzle apples with lemon juice. Place apples in skillet and cook about 7 minutes until tender. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon and brown sugar substitute. Continue to cook for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally until apples are hot and tender.

Nutritional information
Calories: 100
Total carbohydrate: 20 grams
Dietary fiber: 2 grams
Protein: 0 grams
Total fat: 3.5 grams
Saturated fat: 1 gram
Sodium: 55 milligrams
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Number of servings: 3
Serving size: ½ cup

Photo by Mark Greenberg Photography