How to make applesauce?
Despite the fact that apple sauce in our country is perceived, above all, as baby food, this dish is quite suitable for adults. It can be used as a supplement to pancakes or pancakes, and as a main dish. By the way, apple sauce is often consumed by people who have various health problems.
Cooking this dish is very simple. At the first stage it is necessary to take apples without black points, dents and other damages. If you are preparing mashed potatoes for your baby, it is advisable to choose fruits of local origin. This is due to the fact that imported apples can cause allergies.
Having picked up necessary fruits, it is necessary to clear them from a skin and to remove seeds. Next, cut each apple into four parts, put them in a saucepan with water and cook for 5-10 minutes (on low heat). If the apple variety is solid, you can boil this product more than the specified time. The main thing is that the fruits begin to “fall apart” a little. This is the main sign of their readiness.
After the apples have boiled, you need to grate them on a fine grater (you can also use a blender). It is important that it be made of plastic or stainless steel. Graters from other metals can oxidize apples, leading to loss of vitamin C.
Speaking about how to make applesauce, you need to say that it is advisable to use the dish prepared in this way immediately before it darkens. It is allowed to store mashed potatoes in the refrigerator for 1-3 days. To do this, you need to fold it into a compact box and limit the flow of fresh air as much as possible.
Continuing the conversation on how to cook applesauce, it is worth noting that adding sugar to it is not recommended. Especially if you plan to feed them a small child.