A twist on the basic…
Want to make that apple sauce something a little more memorable? Then let’s take it to new spicy levels.
This is a simple homemade spicy applesauce recipe that takes less than an hour to make. With its cayenne and crushed red pepper, it’s a terrific side dish to a spicy pork chop or really any type of barbecue. Plus, it makes for a fun twist on a simple snack, and don’t forget it as a dessert option. Try it with some vanilla ice cream for a terrific after-dinner treat.
Homemade Spicy Applesauce
- 15 - 20 apples peeled, cored, and chopped (8 to 10 pieces an apple)
- 1 cup apple cider
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- Place all ingredients into a pot and cook (stirring occasionally) at medium heat for 20 to 25 minutes.
- Pour the mix into a blender and process the sauce until it's to the applesauce texture you desire.
Want more heat? Double the portions of cayenne and crushed red pepper.
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