Stovetop Baked Apples Recipe

This makes a fabulous quick-and-easy dessert: it takes so much less time than the oven-baked version, but the results are just as healthful and delicious. They may be served warm or cold, and you can even fill the hollowed apples with granola for a super-nutritious breakfast. A lovely treat for the holidays that won’t break your calorie allowance for the day!

INGREDIENTS
4 to 6 very large baking apples (Granny Smiths are good)
1 1/2 cups vegetarian mincemeat or granola

1. Scrub and core apples.

2. Stuff hollows with about 1/4 cup mincemeat or granola, then place apples in a 10” lidded skillet or pan and pour in water to a depth of 1”.

3. Bring water to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.

4. If you want your granola to have a crispy topping, finish cooked apples under the broiler 6” from heat source, checking often to prevent burning. Serve warm or cold.

Serves 4 to 6.

Inspired by Vegetarian Meals for People-on-the-Go, by Vimala Rodgers (Hay House, 2002).

24 comments

Val M.
Val M4 years ago

Thanks

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Jennifer C.
Past Member 4 years ago

Thanks.

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Heidi Aubrey
Heidi Aubrey4 years ago

This looks oh so easy and tasty. Did I mention easy?

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Jane Warren
Jane Warren4 years ago

thnx for this

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Duane B.
.4 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

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Elisabeth T.
Elisabeth T4 years ago

How wonderful, thank you...

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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

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Fran F.

I'm looking forward to trying this out with cinnamon added, as Renee suggested.

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Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton5 years ago

Thanks for the recipe.

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J.L. A.
JL A5 years ago

yum

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