I found a recipe I just had to share with you! Think " Granny Smith Apples stuffed with Sauasge ".
Baked Apples Filled with Sausage - Yield: 6 servings
1 lb. bulk sausage
6 large tart baking apples
2 T. brown sugar
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. grated lemon rind
1/4 C. chopped figs
brown sugar, ground cinnamon, grated lemon rind, or chopped figs
Preheat the oven to 375 F.
Brown the sausage in a large skillet. Wash the apples & cut a slice from the tops. Scoop out the flesh, leaving shells 1/2 inch thick.
Cut the flesh from the cores & chop it. Add the chopped apple, brown sugar, cinnamon, lemon rind & figs to the sausage and mix well. Fill the apple shells with the mixture. Sprinkle the tops with brown sugar, cinnamon, grated lemon rind, or chopped figs. Place in a baking dish, cover & bake til tender, about 40 Min.. IDEA : Serve with hot biscuits & a green salad.