Thrifty Applesauce

We have an apple tree that gives a lot of fruit. We don't use pesticides. Our organic beauties can start going brown more quickly once bruised. They may look ugly, but they still taste magnificent. With a little cutting and microwaving, you can have delicious applesauce in minutes.
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Stores drop prices of apples once they go a bit soft. So if you don't have access to a tree, hunt for apple sales and use this technique to make thrifty applesauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

Steps:

  1. Remove all brown bits from apples and peel off the skins. Keep these scraps to bury in soil for compost.
  2. Chop apples into small pieces and place in a large microwaveable bowl. Cover with plastic wrap*, leaving a small space uncovered for steam to escape.
  3. Cook in microwave for 20 minutes. Remove plastic wrap.
  4. Smash with the back of a spoon, then cook uncovered for 5 more minutes.
  5. If your apples are particularly juicy, cook a bit longer. Use this applesauce for cooking, baking, spreading on toast, or as baby food.

*Make sure your plastic wrap says it's microwave safe.

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March 5, 20180 found this helpful

That is a great way to eat apple from backyard. Thank you for saving our apples.

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March 5, 20180 found this helpful

You're welcome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3

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