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Easy Homemade Applesauce (with veggies!)

Making your own delicious homemade applesauce is so easy! With just a few ingredients, this recipe is kid-friendly and packed with added veggies. Easy, wholesome and so tasty . They whole family is going to love this healthy recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: added veggie recipe, hidden veggie recipe, homemade applesauce, no sugar added applesauce
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 126kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 apples cored and roughly chopped (I left the skins on for extra fiber, but feel free to peel)
  • 2 large carrots roughly chopped
  • 2 cups cubed butternut squash (you can use fresh or frozen)
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a large pot. Stir to combine.
  • Cover the pot and bring everything to a boil over high heat.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and cook covered for 15-20 minutes until apples and veggies are tender and cooked through.
  • Using an immersion blender, puree the sauce to your desired consistency. If you don’t have an immersion blender, you can let the sauce cool a bit and then transfer it to a blender to puree. For a chunkier sauce, use a potato masher to crush the fruits and veggies.
  • Enjoy warm or let cook completely before storing in an air tight container in fridge for up to a week or in your freezer for months.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 436mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 9068IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg