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Pear Applesauce Recipe

Pear Applesauce Recipe

A great way to satisfy your sweet tooth—fat-free and for only 120 calories! —Jenny Cohen, Baltimore
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3 medium apples, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 2 medium pears, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Mash until sauce is desired consistency. Serve warm or cold. Yield: about 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 120 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1/2 starch.