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Instant Pot Easy Applesauce

Everyday I try to think of new and easy ways to use my instant pot.  Today, I decided it was time for applesauce.  Besides, HEB had granny smith apples on sale for 77 cents a pound.  I picked 5 large apples from the display and headed home to make me some homemade applesauce.  I really had no idea what I was doing, but I thought, “How hard can it be?”  Well, guess what?  In the instant pot, not hard at all.  Here’s the simple directions and the fabulous result!

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Applesauce
Instant Pot Easy Applesauce
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The simplest, easiest, tastiest applesauce around.
Instant Pot Easy Applesauce
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The simplest, easiest, tastiest applesauce around.
Servings Prep Time Passive Time
1quart 10minutes 18minutes
Servings Prep Time
1quart 10minutes
Passive Time
18minutes
Ingredients
  • 5 large granny smith apples cut into chunks
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Stevia sugar substitute
  • 1 cup water
Servings: quart
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Ingredients
  • 5 large granny smith apples cut into chunks
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Stevia sugar substitute
  • 1 cup water
Servings: quart
Units:
Instructions
  1. Peel and core the apples and cut into bite sized chunks.
  2. Pour into instant pot liner and add remaining ingredients.
  3. Place the lid on the instant pot. Set to sealing and push manual 8 minutes. Let it naturally release for about ten minutes and then quick release.
  4. Use a fork to stir the applesauce together until smooth or to the preferred consistency.
  5. Using a ladel, scoop some applesauce into a strainer over a bowl to remove any excess water. Pour the strained applesauce into a clean bowl or into the container you intend to store it in.
  6. Let cool to room temperature and store in refrigerator up to a week. If it lasts that long. 🙂
Recipe Notes

We like granny smith apples because we like our applesauce to have a tart flavor.  Choose an apple that suits your own tastes, but I would recommend an apple that is crisp, not mushy.  Also, you can add cinnamon, vanilla or any other flavor that suits you--we even like a little strawberry jello added for a different flavor.  After this, I will never buy applesauce again!

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