Versatile made from scratch applesauce that can be enjoyed warm or chilled. Store in airtight glass containers such as Mason jars or canning jars.
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:45 mins
3 pounds of apples (about 7 apples), peeled, cored, and quartered
1 tsp lemon zest
3 tbsp lemon juice
1 medium sized (about 3 inches) cinnamon stick
6 tsp sugar substitute
2 cups of water
½ tsp salt
Add ingredients together into a large pot. Bring to boil
Once boiling, lower the heat.
Let the apple mixture simmer covered for 30 minutes or until the apples are very tender.
Remove from heat and discard the cinnamon stick.
Blend the cooked apples until smooth with an immersion blender.
Bring the applesauce to a boil and reduce to the desired thickness.
Remove from heat.
Storage: Put the applesauce in the mason jars or any glass container with tight seal. Refrigerate after use.