This applesauce is a pretty shade of pale pink because the apples are cooked in their skins.
Original recipe makes 10 servings
5 pounds Macintosh apples, quartered and cored
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- Place apples in a large pot with the sugar, water, and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the apples are very soft and lose their shape, about 25 minutes.
- Remove the apples from the heat and allow to cool slightly. Puree apples in a food processor or food mill. If using the food processor, strain the apples through a sieve to remove the pieces of apple skin.
- Stir in the cinnamon and nutmeg. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate and serve cold.
Calories: 179 kcal
Carbohydrates: 47.1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 0.4 g
Fiber: 5.6 g
Protein: 0.6 g
Sodium: 3 mg