Easy to make and with 40% fewer calories than purchased applesauce, and you can choose your favorite apples for flavor.
3 1/2 pounds tart cooking apples (about 8 large), peeled, cored and chopped
1/2 cup water
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
- Combine apples and water in large saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 to 25 minutes or until apples are tender.
- Mash apples coarsely with fork. Stir in Equal®, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Serve warm, or refrigerate and serve chilled.
Makes 10 servings.
*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener
Note: Amount of Equal® may vary depending on tartness of apples.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe): calories 104, protein 0 g, carbohydrate 27 g, fat 1 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 14 mg.
Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®