Cereal-topped apple crisp
Makes 8 servings
Apple crisp is always a family favourite during the winter months. This recipe uses high-fibre cereal to give it a nutritional boost.
- 6 cups (3 L) peeled, cored and sliced Ida Red apples (about 8 apples)
- ¼ tsp (1 mL) cinnamon
- ½ cup (125 mL) high-fibre cereal (look for brands that have at least 10 g of fibre per serving)
- 1 cup (250 mL) bran flakes, crushed by hand after measuring
- ¼ cup (50 mL) whole wheat flour
- 1 cup (250 mL) large flake oats
- 1/4 cup (50 mL) brown sugar, not packed
- ¼ cup (50 mL) non-hydrogenated margarine, melted
- ¼ cup (50 mL) unsweetened applesauce
- Preheat oven to 350º F (180º C).
- Place sliced apples in a large bowl and toss with cinnamon. Place in a 9” by 13” (3 L) baking dish.
- In a large bowl, mix together cereals, flour, oats, and brown sugar.
- In a small bowl, combine margarine and applesauce add to the oat mixture.
- Place on top of the apples and bake for 40 minutes.
- Serve with non-fat vanilla yogurt (optional).
Nutritional information per serving
(3/4 cup/175 mL)
- Calories: 199
- Protein: 3 g
- Fat: 7 g
- Saturated fat: 1 g
- Dietary cholesterol: 0 mg
- Carbohydrate: 34 g
- Sodium: 148 mg
- Potassium: 245 mg
Developed by Nadine Day, RD. ©The Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Posted March 2008.