Cinnamon Scented Applesauce

This classic will take you right back to your childhood. Enjoy it for breakfast with oatmeal or on its own for a great snack.

Serving size

½ cup

Makes

5

Ingredients

1 pound Granny Smith apples

1 pound Fuji apples

2 tablespoons lemon juice

½ teaspoon cinnamon

¾ cups water

Nutrition Info

Makes:Serving size: ½ cup

Calories

65 g

Fat

<1 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Carbohydrates

17 g

Sugar

13 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

0 g

Sodium

3 mg

Calcium

9 mg

Phosphorus

0 mg

Potassium

113 mg

Instructions

  1. Peel, core, and dice apples.
  2. Add all ingredients to a large pot and bring to boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 20-30 minutes, until apples are very soft and can be easily mashed.
  4. Mash apples with a fork or potato masher or pulse in a food processor or blender until smooth with desired consistency.
  5. Let it cool and enjoy warm, at room temperature or chilled.

 

Recipe contributed by Angela J. Foo, MS, RDN, CDN

If you can’t find Granny Smith or Fuji apples, feel free to use other varieties such as McIntosh, Gala, or Golden Delicious.

Don’t have cinnamon? Substitute it with pumpkin pie spice or a dash of nutmeg.