Mango Peach Applesauce

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READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 5 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (16 ounce) package frozen mango chunks (or equivalent amount of fresh mango, sliced, peeled and pitted)
  • 1
    (16 ounce) package unsweetened frozen peach slices (or equivalent amount of fresh peaches, peeleds, pitted and cut up into chunks)
  • 1
    lb apple, peeled, seeds removed and cut into chunks
  • 13
    teaspoon ground cinnamon or 1/2 piece of whole cinnamon stick
  • 14
    teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1
    pinch freshly ground nutmeg
  • 2
    tablespoons honey (or 1/4 cup unbleached white sugar)
  • 1
    lemons, juice of or 1 lime, juice of
  • 1
    pinch salt
  • 14
    teaspoon almond extract
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients except for almond extract, in crock pot or heavy pan.
  • If using crock pot, set control to LOW and simmer 4-6 hours or until fruit is very soft. Remove crockpot cover, discard whole cinnamon stick if using, and if necessary, *mash any chunks of fruit with potato masher.
  • Stir in almond extract. Adjust seasoning.
  • For stovetop, bring fruit mixture to boil, cover and simmer on low 1 hour or until fruit is very soft. If any fruit chunks remain, *mash with potato masher. (Be sure to remove whole cinnamon stick first.) Stir in almond extract. Adjust seasoning.
  • Serve applesauce warm or cold.
  • Freezes well.
  • *At this point, you could opt to use a hand held immersion blender to puree the fruit.
  • Yield: estimated.
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