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how to keep cut apples from turning brown

How to Keep Cut Apples from Turning Brown

  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes

Description

A simple way to keep apple slices from turning brown in your lunchbox!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 45 apples, cored and sliced
  • 4 C cold water
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

Dissolve the salt into the cold water and stir well.  Add the apples and immerse them in the solution.

Soak apples for 5 minutes, then drain away the water.  Do not rinse them. Package your apples into individual or one large airtight container then store in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

Notes

You can do this on a smaller scale with just one apple as well, just reduce the water and salt in half.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 large apple
  • Calories: 130
  • Sugar: 25 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 34 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: lunchbox hacks


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