Apple Strudel might be just the dessert you are searching for. One serving contains 330 calories, 3g of protein, and 17g of fat. This vegetarian recipe serves 8. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. If you have salt, puff pastry dough, lemon juice, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in brown sugar, juice, cinnamon, salt, and apples. Cover, reduce heat, and cook 10 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring occasionally.
Remove apples from pan; cool.
Roll pastry to a 15 x 12inch rectangle. Spoon apple mixture along 1 long edge of pastry; roll up jelly-roll fashion. Gently press seam to seal.
Place nuts and granulated sugar in a food processor; pulse until finely ground.
Sprinkle strudel with the nut mixture, pressing gently.
Place strudel on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake at 400 for 25 minutes or until golden.
Let stand 5 minutes; slice.
Wine note: Pair Apple Strudel with the slightly fizzy, off-dry pink Moscato from Innocent Bystander in Victoria, Australia ($12, 375 ml.). --Sara Schneider