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Stovetop Applesauce ~ A quick and easy homemade applesauce made with a few simple ingredients and packed with fresh apple flavor!

Stovetop Applesauce

A quick and easy homemade applesauce made with a few simple ingredients and packed with fresh apple flavor!
5 from 14 votes
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Course: Brunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, gluten free, quick and easy, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 108kcal
Author: Holly Gray

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds apples peeled, cored, and chopped into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon optional

Instructions

  • Into a large saucepan over medium heat, add the apples, water, sugar, and cinnamon (if using).
  • Cover and cook for 15 minutes, until the apples are fork-tender.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool 15 minutes, until the apple mixture has thickened.
  • Using a potato masher, mash the apples to your desired consistency.
  • Applesauce can be served warm right away or chilled for later.

Nutrition

Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg
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