Quick & Easy Homemade Applesauce

Hey Guys!

One of my favorite things to do with my family this time of year is to go apple picking at our  favorite local family owned orchard. There is just something about the taste of a freshly picked honey-crisp apple and and fresh pressed apple cider this time of year.

I love to make lots of fun and delicious recipes with our bounty of fresh apples including this homemade applesauce. This recipe is so easy and can be made as a quick side dish for dinner to, I love to serve it with roasted pork tenderloin.

You can use any combination of apples but I don’t use any sugar in this recipe I just let the apple and cinnamon take center stage. If you want it sweeter you can just use sweeter apples.

Some of the combinations I use are three Pink Ladies and one Golden Delicious or if I’m using Honey-crisp I don’t add a sweet apple because they are the perfect combo of sweet and tart. You can also play around with the apple combinations until you find the apple combo you like and as an added bonus the house will smell amazing while it’s cooking!

IMG_9700

 

Apple Sauce

Ingredients:

4 apples ( 3 tart and 1 sweet if your using really tart apples like Granny Smith)

1 tbs. of cinnamon

1 1/2 cups of water

 

Directions:

Peel and roughly chop your apples into medium size chunks.

Place all of the ingredients in a medium sauce pan.

Bring to a boil on medium high heat, then reduce the heat to medium low and simmer, stirring occasionally.

Cook until the apples become tender and break apart when stirred. About 15-20mins.

Remove from heat and mash gently with a potato masher a few times. You still want to have some nice chunks of apple so don’t over mash.

Let sit for 15-20mins at room temperature to allow the sauce to thicken.

Serve as a side or snack.

Refrigerate any leftovers and store in the fridge for up to a week.

Enjoy!

If you love apples as much as I do, you may want to check out my favorite Apple Crisp along with this stuffed acorn squash recipe. These are must haves on the fall recipe list for me each year too!

If you have any questions or comments leave them below, I love hearing from you! If you want to keep up with my daily adventures make sure to follow me on Instagram. Sometimes I even make some of these recipes on my stories too! 

If you haven’t subscribed to my blog yet I would love it if you would click that button over on the right or sign up via email. I would hate for you to miss any of my future posts!

Do you have a favorite recipe that uses apples? Tell me in the comments.

Have a great day!

Sincerely,

Mrs.JMM

 

2 thoughts on “Quick & Easy Homemade Applesauce

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s