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Two bowls serving spiced apples with barley and yogurt on the side

Slow cooker spiced apples with barley

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Choose eating apples if you want the sliced rings to stay intact in the slow cooker. Make as a low-fat yet tasty pudding, or lazy weekend breakfast dish

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal168
low infat2g
saturates1g
carbs28g
sugars15g
fibre6g
protein6g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup barley
  • 2 eating apples
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • a grating of fresh nutmeg
  • finely grated zest 1 large orange
  • 4 tbsp natural yogurt

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the slow cooker if necessary. Put the barley and 750ml boiling water into the slow cooker. Peel and core the apples so you have a hole the size of a pound coin in each one. Cut each apple in half.

  • STEP 2

    Stand the apples skin side down on the barley. Mix the cinnamon, nutmeg and orange zest, and sprinkle them over the apples.

  • STEP 3

    Cook on Low for 2 hours. Serve with natural yogurt.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food books, September 2017

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