Strawberry-Apple Sauce

2012-09-20
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  • Yield : About 5 cups
  • Servings : About 10 - 1/2 C. servings
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 35m

My favorite summer fruit meets my favorite autumn fruit in this wholesome treat. I’m lucky enough to live in California’s central valley, where I can get both at the same time. Locally-grown and fresh as can be.

Feel free to adjust the amount of sugar used.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 lbs. of apples (about 12 medium,) peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 C. water
  • 1/3 C. sugar
  • 1 pint strawberries, rinsed and hulled
  • 1 t. vanilla extract

 

Method

Step 1

Add chopped apple, water and sugar to large stockpot. Bring to a simmer. Simmer 25 minutes, or until apples are soft, stirring often and checking for sticking. If apples begin to stick to the bottom of the pot, add a large splash more of water. Once soft, turn off heat.

Step 2

Add strawberries and vanilla extract. Using an immersion blender, blend apple-strawberry mixture until smooth. (If you don't have an immersion blender, transfer to an upright blender or food processor.) Enjoy warm or chilled.

Loves baking, gardening and preparing delicious, compassionate meals for her vegan family of four.

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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Licette on October 20, 2013

    I used stevia, but it still turned out amazing!

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