Homemade applesauce. There is not much that screams fall more than making a batch of stovetop homemade applesauce right after you get home from apple picking.
Servings 4 servings
- 4 apples peeled and chopped into 1/2 inch piece
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/2 tsp lemon juice
- pinch salt
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon You can add more if you like a more cinnamon flavored applesauce
- 1 tsp agave nectar optional
Wash, peel and chop your apples and set them aside.
In a medium sized pot add the apples, water, lemon juice, salt and cinnamon.
Turn the heat to medium high and bring to a boil. Once boiling let boil for 15-20 minutes. The applesauce is done cooking when the apples are tender, soft and easily pierced with a fork. Remove the applesauce from the heat and turn off the stove.
If you are wanting a chunky applesauce use a potato masher and mash them. If you are wanting a smooth applesauce blend with a hand blender.
If you are wanting a sweeter applesauce, then before blending you will want to add the agave nectar.
Serve immediately if you want it warm, or refrigerate and serve cold.
Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 98IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg