Michigan Apple Recipes

Caramel Apples and Carrots

Caramel Apples and Carrots

Ingredients:

3 cups sliced, peeled Michigan Apples
1 1/2 cups peeled baby carrots
1/2 cup water
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons margarine
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup dried tart cherries

Directions:

Place Michigan Apples, carrots, water and salt in 3-quart saucepan. Cover and cook over medium heat until water starts to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Drain.

Add remaining ingredients, tossing gently until combined. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes longer or until sugar is dissolved and apples are glazed. Serve hot with turkey or pork.

Suggested Michigan Apple varieties to use: Empire, Gala, Ginger Gold, Golden Delicious, Ida Red, Jonagold, Jonathan, McIntosh, Paula Red, or Rome.

Variation: Substitute 1 can (21 oz.) sliced Michigan Apples, drained, for fresh apples. Add apples at same time as sugar.

Servings:

6 Servings

Nutrition Facts:

Per serving, 1/2 cup

170 Calories
2 g Fat
0 mg Cholesterol
39 g Carbohydrates
80 mg Sodium
2 g Fiber 

 


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