Rhubarb Crisp

By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
When buying rhubarb, look for thin, crisp, dark pink to red stalks. Be sure to remove and discard the leaves before using since they are poisonous.

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  • Prep Time: 23 minutes


Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red


1 pound rhubarb (chopped into 1 inch pieces)
2 sweet red apples (such as Rome or Gala, peeled, cored and sliced)
1/2 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 tablespoons Splenda®
1 cup plain bread crumbs
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon olive oil


Preheat broiler. 

In a large saucepan, combine rhubarb, apples, orange juice, cinnamon and 3 tablespoon Splenda®. 

Cover and cook over MEDIUM heat for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the rhubarb is just tender. 

Taste the mixture and add more Splenda® if desired. 

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine bread crumbs, olive oil and brown sugar (2 tablespoons).

Mix well to combine. 

Spread mixture on a foil-lined baking sheet and broil until lightly toasted, about 3 minutes. 

Spoon half of the bread crumb mixture into the bottom of a shallow serving dish. 

Cover with the warm fruit mixture and top with remaining crumb mixture. 

Serve warm.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C and a good source of calcium, potassium, and fiber.


Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    175
  • Carbohydrates:    33g
  • Total Fat:    3.6g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0.6g
  • Dietary Fiber:    3g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    18%
  • Sodium:    137 mg
  • Protein:    4g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.



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