The Associated Press.
- 4 large apples, peeled, cored and chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- Zest and juice of 1 Meyer lemon
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
- Pinch of kosher salt
- In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, combine the apples, sugar, water, lemon zest and juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Cook, stirring often, until the apples are very soft and some have broken down completely, 15 to 20 minutes. Serve the applesauce warm or chilled. The applesauce will keep, tightly covered in the refrigerator, for 1 week.
Nutrition information per serving: 110 calories; 0 calories from fat (0 percent of total calories); 0 g fat (0 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 0 mg cholesterol; 31 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 27 g sugar; 0 g protein; 40 mg sodium.