Chunky Rhubarb Applesauce Recipe
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Chunky Rhubarb Applesauce Recipe

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Our backyard was filled with rhubarb when I was growing up in Illinois, and my mom would always add some to her applesauce. We liked ours tart, but you can adjust the sugar to your taste and depending on the tartness of your apples. This applesauce isn't my only memory of rhubarb...I still remember us kids eating it raw - after we sprinkled it liberally with salt!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 2 pounds tart apples, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1/2 to 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 58 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

Directions

  1. Place rhubarb, apples and sugar to taste in a large saucepan. Cover and simmer until fruit is tender, about 40 minutes.
  2. Stir in cinnamon and nutmeg. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Chunky Rhubarb Applesauce in Country Extra May 1993, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 58 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 23, 2012

This was so delicious! Hubby said it was the best applesauce ever. I used frozen rhubarb. Mine didn't come out nice and chunky like the picture, and I stopped cooking it after 30 minutes.

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