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TUESDAY RECIPE: PERSONAL APPLE NACHOS (MORE APPLE STUFF!)

With the arrival of fall, apple-flavored everything has made a now-annual comeback. However, just as the snow starts to fall in the land of Oswego, it might as well be winter. Either way, this week, we’ve got a delicious fall recipe for you to try! As college kids, we eat whatever is quick, easy, and cheap. Nachos are a common favorite, but greasy, high-sodium foods can cause a variety of health problems. That’s why we’ve put a new spin on the typical nacho recipe.

Key: DH – Available in the Dining Hall

Ingredients

Apples (plan to provide each guest with at least 1-2 apples)

Optional Toppings:

Carmel Sauce – An honest-to-gosh classic!

Peanut Butter – Melt and drizzle for best addition.

Marshmallow/Candy Pieces – A little unhealthy, but in small quantities they can add the perfect blend of sweetness.

Cinnamon – Sprinkle onto the top for all to enjoy

Sharp Cheddar (Shredded) – Cheese and apples go great together

Assorted Nuts

Assorted dried fruit

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Slice apples into wedges (these will replace unhealthy nacho chips, while still providing a great crunch).
  3. Place wedges on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Place apples onto a large platter surrounded by “toppings.”
  6. Have guests place whatever toppings they may want and microwave for 30 seconds.
  7. EAT & ENJOY!

Researched by Allison Flannagan, Peer Educator

Photo Cred: Ontario Apples