Caramel Fried Apples

mapleoats-friedapples

Ingredients:
4 C. chayote squash, peeled and cut into small cubes
2 tsp. olive oil
3 T. Splenda
4 T. water
1 tsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. cinnamon (or apple pie spice or pumpkin pie spice)
2 T. Walden Farms caramel syrup
2 T. Walden Farms apple butter (or WF pancake syrup)

Directions:
1. Place chayote in a microwave proof bowl, add 1” water. Cover and microwave 8 minutes; drain.
2. Heat the oil in a medium frying pan over medium/med hi heat, add chayote and all remaining ingredients.
3. Stir fry the mixture until the chayote browns and softens, about 10 minutes.
4. Turn heat to low (add more water if necessary), cover and let sit for 5 minutes; stir occasionally. Turn off burner and cool; drain juice and discard.
5. Place the caramel apples in a container and refrigerate or freeze until ready to use.

Servings: 4 C. veggies

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