Baked Apples with Banana-Date Filling

Baked Apples with Banana-Date Filling

Serves 6


6 Jonagold or Golden Delicious apples, cored
1 large banana
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons chopped dates
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 lemon, sliced

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Peel top 1/3 of apples; arrange, peeled end up, in shallow baking dish. Peel and dice banana; sprinkle with lemon juice. Mix banana with dates, walnuts, sugar, and salt. Spoon mixture into centers of apples.
  2. In small saucepan, combine water, corn syrup, and lemon slices; boil 5 minutes. Pour over apples and bake 30 to 40 minutes or until apples are tender, basting frequently with syrup.
Nutrition information per serving
Protein: 2g; Fat: 4g; Carbohydrate: 65g; Fiber: 5g; Sodium: 63mg; Cholesterol: 0; Calories: 273.

Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.

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