Easy Cranberry Applesauce

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This bright pink applesauce is simple enough for a weeknight supper and festive enough for special occasions. It's a favorite with my family and friends and looks fabulous at a Christmas dinner! You can substitute Splenda® for the sugar.

1
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds apples - peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch chunks

  • 1 cup fresh cranberries

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 ½ teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Stir apples, cranberries, sugar, water, cinnamon, and salt together in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cook until apples and cranberries are tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. Stir lemon juice into cranberry mixture.

  3. Mash cranberry mixture with a wooden spoon or fork to make a chunky sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
0g Fat
31g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 10mg 49%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 178mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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