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Apples, granny smith

What are Granny Smith apples? About the ingredient Granny Smith apples. Including 301 recipes with Granny Smith apples, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.

About

Granny Smith apples are medium in size with a bright green and waxy skin.  The flesh is firm and very juicy, acidic (tart) and crisp.  This is one of the most ideal apples for baking recipes as the slice hold their shape very well and it is not overly sweet.

Diced Granny Smith apples

The fruit of the apple tree is one of the most widely cultivated fruit bearing trees in the world.

The apple originated in Asia minor and was growing wild in Europe by prehistoric times.  Cold storage with carbon dioxide ensure a year-round supply. The American red delicious accounts for over 1/2 of the apple trade.

The apple is the most popular fruit in the US, Canada, Britain, Germany and France.

"As American as apple pie" is a testament to the dedication of the US to the first fruit planted in the United States.  It was carried to the US west by the legendary Johnny Appleseed (1854).

Apples are best as a dessert fruit from October to April. They should be firm, without blemishes or wrinkles.

Sliced Granny Smith apples

## Preservation

When picked ripe apples can be stored in a ventilated room stalk side down.   Apples can also be sliced into rings and dried. Cooked apples also freeze well, be turned into jellies and jam perserves such as the American Apple Butter.

Sliced, halved and quartered Granny Smith apple

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup slices (110g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 52Calories from Fat 1
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.1g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 14.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars 11.1
Protein 0.3g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 1% Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Granny smith apples are usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Apples, granny smith are a member of the Fruits and Fruit Juices USDA nutritional food group.

How much do Granny Smith apples weigh?

measure grams
1 cup slices 110
1 medium (2-3/4" dia) (approx 3 per lb) 128

In Chinese:澳洲青苹苹果
British (UK) term: Apples, granny smith
en français:pommes Granny Smith
en español:manzanas granny smith

Recipes using Granny Smith apples

There are 304 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Acorn Squash and Apple Soup
Apple and Fennel Salad with Cider Vinaigrette
Apple Baklava
Apple Cranberry Strudel
Apple French Toast Strata
Apple Honey Oatmeal Cookies
Apple Oat Moist Muffins-Low fat, Low calorie
Apple Pancakes or Waffles
Apple Pumpkin Butter Crockpot
Apple Streusel Sour Cream Muffins
Apple Tart-Low Fat and Low Calorie
Apple Walnut and Chocolate Cake

All 304 Granny Smith apples recipes

References

The story of johnny appleseed (kids) over 2 years ago
Usda nutrition data over 2 years ago

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