Traditional Applesauce (Or Pear Sauce)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is from the website. "Make it Seasonal: Substitute pears for the apples to make pear sauce. Add 2 twists of freshly ground black pepper to the pears for a surprising complement."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the apple chunks in a large, heavy-bottomed, stainless-steel pot. Add the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Simmer until the fruit becomes tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. Puree in a food mill or blender.
  4. Cool and refrigerate.