Homemade Applesauce
Recipe type: Sauce, Side
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 2 quarts
A basic homemade applesauce...no added sugar required!
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 6 Granny Smith Apples
  • 6 Pink Lady apples {or other red sweet variety}
  • ¼ cup organic apple juice
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Juice the two lemons & strain juice into a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Peel, core & quarter the apples and toss with the lemon juice in a large glass bowl.
  4. Transfer the apples and remaining lemon juice to a Dutch oven.
  5. Add the butter, cinnamon & nutmeg and cover the pot
  6. Bake for 1½ hours {or until the apples are quite soft}. Remove the pot from the oven and mash apples with a potato masher. Serve warm or cold
Recipe by THE DINNER CONCIERGE at http://thedinnerconcierge.com/winter-dinner-menus/south-philly-style-pork-sandwiches-homemade-applesauce