Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

Provencceal Apple-Walnut Crumb Pie

Provençal Apple-Walnut Crumb Pie

Provençal Apple-Walnut Crumb Pie


Makes 8 servings


5 cups peeled and thinly sliced Red Delicious apples
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/3 cup plus 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 frozen reduced-fat pie crust
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons cold margarine, cut into small pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Place baking sheet in oven while preheating.
  2. Combine, apples, lemon juice and vanilla in large bowl; set aside.
  3. Combine brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium bowl; blend thoroughly. Add brown sugar mixture to apple mixture; toss to coat. Spoon into pie crust; set aside.
  4. Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until very hot. Add nuts; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly with wooden spoon until lightly browned and fragrant. Remove from heat; set aside.
  5. Combine remaining 1/3 cup flour and granulated sugar in small bowl. Cut in margarine using pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; sprinkle evenly over pie. Top with walnuts.
  6. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until bubbly and apples are tender in center.

Nutritional Information

Fiber 3 g
Carbohydrate 49 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 11 g
Calories from Fat 33 %
Calories 292
Protein 3 g
Sodium 135 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fat 2
Fruit 1
Starch 2

Check out more recipes for Pies & Tarts