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Mishmash Applesauce

 Mishmash Applesauce
This fun, colorful recipe from Elm Grove, Wisconsin's Beverly Rice is so easy because you don't need to peel the apples. Berries and rhubarb give the flavor a boost."It's great hot or cold, over ice cream or just as is," says Beverly, winner in Milwaukee.
16 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 30 min. + standing


  • 3 pounds tart apples, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped fresh or frozen rhubarb
  • 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free strawberry gelatin


  • In a Dutch oven, combine the fruit and orange juice. Bring to a boil
  • over medium heat, stirring frequently. Sprinkle gelatin over fruit
  • mixture; stir until combined. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for
  • 15-20 minutes or until apples are tender.
  • Remove from the heat; mash fruit. Let stand for 15 minutes. Serve
  • warm or chilled. Yield: 8 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 75 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 24 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fruit.