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Pear Applesauce


  • 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
  • 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 (or 4 servings)

    Nutrition 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.

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