Butter-Sautéed Apples with Almonds, Raisins, and Maple Syrup Recipe | Vegetarian Times Skip to main content

Butter-Sautéed Apples with Almonds, Raisins, and Maple Syrup

The roomy interior of a wok allows you to gently sauté apple slices without crushing or breaking them. Serve with your favorite ice cream, whipped topping, or granola.



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1 cup sliced almonds
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4 Tbs. unsalted butter
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1 tsp. cinnamon
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1 tsp. vanilla extract
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4 Golden Delicious apples (2 lb.), peeled and cut into ¼-inch slices
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½ cup raisins
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½ cup maple syrup


1. Heat wok over medium heat. Add almonds, and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until toasted and golden brown, stirring constantly. Transfer almonds to plate.

2. Melt butter in wok over medium heat, then add cinnamon and vanilla. Reduce heat to medium-low, and add apples. Cook apples 10 minutes, or until softened, stirring frequently. Add raisins and maple syrup, increase heat to medium, and cook 3 to 5 minutes more, or until syrup thickens.

3. Divide apples among 4 bowls, and garnish with toasted almonds.

Nutrition Information: 

6 g
Total Fat: 
23 g
Saturated Fat: 
8 g
73 g
30 mg
8 mg
6 g
57 g
Serves 4

Comments on this Recipe

I've been making this for years and it's delicious! Great over oatmeal or quinoa in the morning.