This applesauce is very simple and easy to make. It’s the perfect side for eating with latkes during Hanukkah or with smoked fish, such as haddock, anytime! A great tip is to cool down the applesauce in the refrigerator before serving.
Peel 1kg of Granny Smith apples. Transfer the peels to a bowl
Quarter the apples and remove the seeds. Place the apples in a bowl with water and add the seeds to the peels
Add the seeds and the peels to a pan with 500ml of water and 2½tbsp of sugar
Boil over medium heat for 20m to release the flavors and the pectin
Strain the liquid into a pot
Transfer the apple pieces to the pot. Discard the water
Cook over medium-low heat until the apples have softened and are easily pierced with a fork
Transfer the apples to a tall container. Discard the liquid
Grate nutmeg to taste and add 150ml of lime juice. Blend until smooth
Taste and add more sugar, nutmeg, or lime juice as desired
Transfer to a serving dish and let it cool. The applesauce is ready
Enjoy eating it with some latkes for Hanukkah or using it as a salad dressing!
Yield 10 portions
Granny Smith Apple1kg
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