Chunky Apple Sauce

  • 4 medium apples - McIntosh, Rome, Empire or Granny Smith
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice

Peel, core, and quarter apples. Cut quarters into 10 slices.  Place all ingredients into 2-quart pot, cover and cook for 20 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until apples are soft. Mash lightly. Serve warm or cold.

Store refrigerated up to 3 days. Makes 8, 1/4 cup servings.

38 calories, 0 fat, 10g carb., 1 g. fiber.

Taken from The Diabetes Holiday Cookbook, C. Leontos, 2002.

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