"Mediterranean Fruit" Spiced Applesauce

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Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

Delightfully, fruited sauce that accents the famous flavors of the Mediterranean.

Why pay top dollar at the store? Make it at home for a fraction of the price without any preservatives!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

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  • 3
    large red apples, cut into pieces
  • 3
    tart green apples, cut into pieces
  • 5
    red pears, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 c
    dates, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    apricots, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    figs, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    sultanas (golden raisin), chopped
  • 1/4 c
    cranberries
  • 1/2
    persian lime (squeeze in juice), optionally zest too
  • 1/2 c
    honey
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice
  • 1/2 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    cloves
  • 1 pinch
    sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • ·
    water to cover

How to Make "Mediterranean Fruit" Spiced Applesauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Place all ingredients in a large, heavy bottom sauce pan with a lid.
  2. Bring to a boil and stir, then reduce heat to low/medium and cover.
  3. Cook for an hour, stirring occasionally. When most of the water has cooked away, choose whether you want chunky or smooth applesauce.
  4. Chunky, mash with a potato masher. Smooth, put in a food processor.
  5. May be served hot or chilled. Store in mason jars.

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