Fried Apples 'n Onions (Almamzo's favorite)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 201.5
  • Total Fat: 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 9.0 mg
  • Sodium: 174.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g

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from the Little House Cookbook; you could reduce the fat by using turkey bacon from the Little House Cookbook; you could reduce the fat by using turkey bacon
Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 lb bacon
    6 onions (not Vidalias!)
    6 tart apples
    2 Tbs brown sugar (optional, but it has been included in the nutrition data)


fry bacon in 12 inch skillet
while bacon cooks, peel and slice onions.
Core and slice apples, but do not peel.
When bacon is done, remove to paper towel lined plate and cover with more paper towel to keep warm.
Pour out the bacon grease, but do not wipe pan. Fry onions in same pan for about 3 minutes. Place apple rings in an even layer over the onions, sprinkle with brown sugar (optional), cover and turn the heat down. Cook until apples are tender, a few minutes more.
To serve family style: break up the bacon and stir it into the apples 'n onions and put the pan on the table.
For company: place the apples 'n onions in a serving bowl being careful not to break the apple rings. Arrange the bacon neatly on top, serve with a smile!
Makes 6 hearty servings... Almanzo was a growing boy!

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MUMLESS.

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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We tried this after reading about it in "Farmer Boy". Now it's a family favorite! Thanks for posting it. - 2/15/09

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