Apple Confit
Recipe from EatingWell

Sturdy apples are flavored with cinnamon and vanilla in this slow cooker apple compote. Top with low-fat vanilla ice cream and a sprinkling of toasted walnuts for dessert.


Apple Confit

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Servings: 6
Yield: 8 servings, about 1/2 cup each
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 3   pounds 
    firm cooking/baking apples, such as Granny Smith, Northern Spy, Rome or Golden Delicious
  • 1/4  cup 
    sugar
  • 3/4  teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
  • 1   teaspoon 
    vanilla extract
Directions
1.
Peel the apples and slice 1/4 inch thick. (You should have about 9 cups.) Place the apples in a 4-quart or larger slow cooker. Add sugar and cinnamon to taste, and toss to coat well. Cover and cook until the apples are very tender and almost translucent, but not pureed, 2 to 2 1/2 hours on high or 4 to 4 1/2 hours on low. Stir in vanilla. Transfer to a bowl and let cool slightly. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
Tip:

1.
MAKE AHEAD TIP: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 98, carb. (g) 26, fiber (g) 4, sodium (mg) 2, Potassium (mg) 168, Fruit () 1.5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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