Side | Snack

Homestyle Applesauce

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 15 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 8


  • 95


  • 0g


  • 15g


  • 0g




  • 4 Medium Sweet Red Apples (Gala, Honey Crisp, Red Delicious) peeled, washed, cored and chopped
  • 4 Medium Tart Apples (Granny Smith), peeled, washed, cored and chopped
  • ⅓ Cup Water
  • 2 Tbsp Pasteurized Honey
  • 2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 Tsp Apple Cider Vinegar


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Cook Apples Place peeled, cored and chopped apple pieces into a large saucepan. Add the water, honey, and cinnamon and stir. Cover and bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until the apples are very tender, about 15-20 minutes.

  • 3.

    Mash or Blend Apples Remove pot from heat. If choosing to have chunky applesauce, mash apples with a wooden spoon to desired consistency. For smoother applesauce, blend in a food processor.

  • 4.

    Season & Enjoy Stir in apple cider vinegar. Adjust seasonings (honey, cinnamon, vinegar) as necessary. Serve warm or chilled. Enjoy!

  • 5.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Apples contain water-absorbing soluble fiber and are a key component to the BRAT (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) diet. The BRAT diet may be beneficial for improving diarrhea symptoms.

Fatigue Buster

  • Apple Peeler

    Use an apple peeler/corer device.

  • Freeze

    Freeze applesauce in an airtight container for up to two months.

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