Basic Applesauce

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 1996


  • 3 lbs apples
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


Peel, core and slice apples. In saucepan, combine apples, water, and cinnamon (if desired); bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until tender. (Or in microwaveable dish, microwave, uncovered, at High for 12 minutes, stirring twice; let stand for 5 minutes.)

Pur?in food processor or push through food mill (or mash with potato masher for a chunkier version). If desired, sweeten with up to 2 tbsp (25 mL) granulated sugar while still warm.

Nutritional facts <b>Per 1/2 cup (125 mL):</b> about

  • Protein trace
  • Calories 80.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 20 g
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