Homemade Applesauce

Serves 8

Serving size: ½ cup



Zest and juice of 1 large orange

Zest and juice of 1 large lemon

8 red apples, any variety

1/4 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed

2 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon



  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Peel, quarter, and core the apples and toss them in the juice in an oven-proof baking dish. Add the brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon, and cover the dish.
  3. Bake for 1 hour and 15-30 minutes, until the apples are tender. Mix with a whisk until the applesauce is smooth. Serve warm or at room temperature.



Adapted from Barefoot Contessa: How Easy is That? by Ina Garten


Nutrition information for 1 serving:

kcals Pro (g) CHO (g) Sugar (g) Fiber (g) Fat (g) Ca (mg) Sodium (mg) Iron (mg) VitD (µg) Folate (µg)
104 0 21 17 2 3 11 22 0.2 0 0.2

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