Diabetes Self-Management Recipes

Our recipes are low in fat and sodium and list carbohydrate and other nutrition info so you can fit them into your diabetes meal plan.

Sign up for our weekly e-mail newsletter and receive a FREE GIFT! Enter your e-mail below.

Learn more

Learn more about diabetes

Links to help you learn more about diabetes.

Ask a diabetes expert
Other diabetes resources
Browse article topics

 

Mint baked apples

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 40–50 minutes

Mint baked apples

2 large red baking apples (about 8 ounces each)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons golden raisins
2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint leaves
2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine
Water

Preheat oven to 350°F. Core apples through the top, stopping 1/2 inch from the bottom. Peel a 1-inch strip off the top of each apple around the hole. Place apples in a shallow baking dish; set aside. In a small bowl, stir together brown sugar, raisins, and mint. Fill the apples with the raisin mixture. Top the raisin filling in each apple with 1 teaspoon margarine. Carefully pour 1/4 inch water around (not over) apples. Bake uncovered for 40–50 minutes, or until apples are tender when pierced with a fork. Remove apples from remaining water and serve warm or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 118
  Carbohydrate: 27 g
  Protein: <1 g
  Fat: 1 g
  Saturated fat: <1 g
  Sodium: 20 mg
  Fiber: 4 g
 
Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate
Carbohydrate choices: 2

 

  

2007-09-11

More Desserts recipes

 

 


Statements and opinions expressed on this Web site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the publishers or advertisers. The information provided on this Web site should not be construed as medical instruction. Consult appropriate health-care professionals before taking action based on this information.