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This is a good recipe for making a small batch of applesauce. Peeled, chopped apples are simmered until soft, then mashed up into a chunky sauce. It can easily be doubled or tripled to make more.

Basic Applesauce
Adapted from various recipes

5 cup apples, peeled cored and chopped (about 2 pounds)
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp ascorbic acid mix (like Fruit Fresh)
1 cinnamon stick, 2 inches long
1 dash salt

1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil.
2. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes or until soft. Discard cinnamon stick.
3. Mash with a potato masher to desired consistancy. Stir in salt.

Servings: 5
Yield: 2-1/2 cups

Nutrition Facts
Nutrition (per serving): 99 calories, 2 calories from fat, <1g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 9mg sodium, 103mg potassium, 26.5g carbohydrates, 2.9g fiber, 21.2g sugar, <1g protein, 39.7mg calcium, <1g saturated fat.