Poached Apples with Cranberry Sauce

Poached Apples with Cranberry Sauce

These bright and saucy poached apples make a wonderful accompaniment to roast turkey or Cornish Hens.

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 89,

Protein: .4g,

Fat: .4g,

Carbohydrates: 22g,

Fiber: 3g,

Sodium: 7mg,

Cholesterol: 0mg

1/3 cup canned or homemade whole cranberry sauce
1/4 teaspoon grated orange zest
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup orange juice
1/3 cup sugar
2 Golden Delicious apples

1. In small bowl, combine cranberry sauce, orange peel, and nutmeg; set aside. In medium saucepot, combine water, orange juice, and sugar; heat to simmer.

2. Peel apples and cut in half lengthwise; remove core and slightly hollow out middle of each half to make a small depression. Place apple halves in simmering water mixture, cover and cook until just tender-15 to 20 minutes. Drain and fill centers with reserved cranberry mixture.