Applesauce with Ginger and Cinnamon

 

Applesauce with Ginger and Cinnamon

Cinnamon's antioxidant properties combine with the anti-inflammatory properties of ginger, making this dish a great way to boost your brain health.
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 6 Gala Apples peeled, cored,; reserving 1 cup of peelings
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • 1 pint apple juice unsweetened
  • 1 tbsp Champagne vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Enclose the reserved apple skins and cinnamon stick in a double thickness of cheesecloth and secure with twine.
  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook ginger and apples, stirring occasionally, until ginger is fragrant and apples begin to soften (about 3 minutes). Add the apple juice, vinegar and apple-skin sachet,increase the heat to medium-high and bring to a simmer
  • Turn down to a medium heat and maintain at a gentle simmer. Cook until apples are completely tender, about 1 hour.
  • Remove and discard the sachet. Cool and puree in a blender until mixture is smooth.
Keyword apple, applesauce, cinnamon, ginger

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