Chunky French applesauce

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 cups (1L)

* PLUS Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 to 8 apples , preferably Golden Delicious or McIntosh, 1.5 kg, peeled and cored
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 to 6 tbsp granulated sugar

Instructions

  • Thinly slice apples. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add apples. Stir often until coated with butter, 1 to 2 minutes. Add water and lemon juice. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until apples are tender, 20 to 25 minutes. If apples become dry, add 1 to 2 tbsp (15 to 30 mL) water. Once apples are tender, stir in 3 tbsp (45 mL) sugar until dissolved. Taste. Add more sugar, if needed.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 66,
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.2 g,
  • Fat
  • 2.4 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1.5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 22 mg.

Make ahead

Sauce can be made up to 5 days ahead. Cover and keep refrigerated. Reheat in microwave on low. Tastes great warm or cold.