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Apple Meringues

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 45 minutes

Number of servings: 4

Ingredients

    • 2 Jonagold or Golden Delicious apples, peeled, halved, and cored
    • 2 cups apple juice or water
    • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
    • 2 large egg whites
    • 2 Tbsp sugar
    • 2 Tbsp chopped, toasted almonds

Directions

In a small saucepot, poach apples in apple juice (or water) 8 to 10 minutes or until barely tender; drain. Spoon 2 Tbsp marmalade into center of each half.

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer, beat egg whites until soft peaks form when beaters are lifted. Gradually beat in sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold in almonds.

Cover tops of apple halves to edges with egg-white mixture; place on baking sheet.

Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.



Nutrition Facts
Apple Meringues  
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 200 Calories from Fat 20
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 37g
Protein 3g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 1
Meat 0
Fruit 1
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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