Slow cooker stuffed apples dish
DESSERTS

Slow cooker stuffed apples

These tender apples will make a great start to your day or a wonderful way to share some natural sweetness after dinner. Use apples that are all similar sizes so they cook evenly.

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Slow cooker stuffed apples

 

Developed by Emily Richards (PH Ec.) 

6 servings 
6 hours 10 minutes (prep: 10 mins / cook: 6 hours)

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Time required

6 hours 10 minutes

Carbohydrates

27 g/serving

Ingredients
  • 6 apples, cored
  • ½ cup (125 mL) unsweetened orange juice
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) large flake oats
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped almonds
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) flax seed
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) diced crystallized ginger
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated orange rind
  • 1 cup (250 mL) low fat yogurt (optional)

 

  • Calories 133
  • Carbs 27 g
  • Sugar 18 g
  • Fibre 4 g

Directions

  1. Place apples in slow cooker. Pour orange juice into bottom of slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, combine oats, almonds, flax seed, ginger and orange rind. Using a small spoon, overfill core of each apple up to the top. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or on high for 3 hours until apples are tender.
  3. Serve apples with slow cooker juices and top with yogurt (if using).

Per serving (1 apple)

  • Calories 133
  • Protein 2 g
  • Total fat 3 g
    • Saturated fat 0 g
    • Cholesterol 0.5 mg
  • Carbohydrates 27 g
    • Fibre 4 g
    • Sugars 18 g
    • Added sugars 4 g
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Potassium 275 mg

© 2022 Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Reproduced with permission from the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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