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Pink Lady & Kiwi Applesauce

Yield: 2-1/2 Cups

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Introduction

Introduction

       If you are a fan of Kiwi, this recipe may just wake you up! Freshly cut Kiwi is delectable, and blending it with an apple of your choice is a delight. Honey was added here, as a sweetner. This time around I found fresh Kiwi at the store, so I added peeled, whole Kiwi to the pot. Oh, yes ... give this a try ... !

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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 (18 oz. net weight) Pink Lady apples 1
  • 6 (16 oz. net weight) whole Kiwi fruit
  • Juice from the Kiwi fruit
  • 4 tblsp. raw honey 2
  • 1/8 tsp. salt

 

1 The weights of the apples or fruits reflect total final net weight after peeling and coring. Weights may change according to the size of your apples or fruits.

2 Brand: Zespri from Italy. Distributed by Sungold.

 

Preparation

Preparation

  1. Core and chop the apples into 3/4″ chunks. DO NOT PEEL. 1
  2. Peel each Kiwi by the spoon method.
  3. In a medium Dutch oven or a 3 to 4 Qt. stainless steel pot, combine the apple chunks, whole kiwi and kiwi juice, honey and salt, Cover and bring the mixture to a low simmer over medium heat.
  4. Continue simmering, stirring frequently, until the apples are tender and almost soft (do not overcook) ― about 12 minutes.
  5. Remove pot from the heat. For chunky applesauce, use a potato masher or hand immersion blender and break it up to your desired consistency. For smooth applesauce, puree it with a hand immersion blender or in your food processor.
  6. Taste …
  7. For sweeter -kiwi applesauce, stir in more honey as desired.
  8. Let it cool uncovered for 30 minutes to room temperature before jarring the applesauce and storing in the refrigerator. Store in a Ball or glass mason jar or other sealed container.
  9. Applesauce will keep well in the refrigerator for about 1 week, or several months in the freezer.

1 Ok, if you must, go ahead and peel, but don't blame me for ...

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Serve

  1. Serve warm or chilled.

 

Options

Options

       Below are some ingredients that are typically added for an adventure of a life time. The quantities below are for a net 36 oz. portion of apples. Feel free to experiment as you wish. I will be adding specific recipes as I putter around myself with fruits from the gods..

  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 Star Anise Pod
  • 2 tsp. lemon or lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. Star Anise
  • Various apple / fruit combinations
  • Almond, Vanilla, Anise Extracts
  • Lemon or lime zest of one
  • Apple Cider, instead of water

 

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Tips

Tips

       Experiment with ingredients and fruits to your heart's content.

 


Copyright

All material, information and images are © 2015 - 2023 Christoph G. Olesch, unless otherwise noted, and may not be reproduced without permission. Certain content, material, information and images may be subject to copyrights by their respective owners, as indicated, and may not be reproduced without written agreement. All rights reserved.

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