Slow Cooker Cranberry Applesauce

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks
cranberry applesauce

Fire up the stove or warm up the crockpot—this Cranberry Applesauce is a delicious snack or healthy side dish for any meal. In just a few simple steps and with an array of flavor-packed spices and ingredients, you’ll be enjoying the tasty combination of seasonal flavors.

Cranberry steals the show to create a delicious twist on this classic applesauce recipe. With bursts of flavor from cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves and lemon combined with fresh apples and sweet stevia, this spice-filled applesauce is a must-try. To make this delicious dish, simply place all ingredients in a large pot and set the heat on high to bring the ingredients to a boil. Let this simmer for 30 minutes and remove from the stove. Looking for a smoother consistency? Just throw the Cranberry Applesauce in the blender to puree! You can also make this simple recipe in the crockpot—just leave on for about five hours and enjoy!

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If you’re heading to a family dinner or looking for a healthy side, this recipe is a go-to. Not only is it absolutely delicious and easy-to-make, it’s also Nutrisystem approved to keep you on track with your weight loss goals. Clocking in at just 76 calories per serving, each serving of this Cranberry Applesauce counts as one SmartCarb on your Nutrisystem meal plan. Just be sure to log each serving in the NuMi app to keep you on track with your daily intake. Not familiar with our easy-to-use food tracker app? Check out NuMi 101: A Comprehensive Guide to Our Free Tracking App >

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Servings: 5

Calories per Serving: 76

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. ground cloves
  • 2 packets stevia
  • 1 lemon, juiced

Directions:

  1. Place all the ingredients in a large pot.
  2. Set heat to high and bring to a boil.
  3. Set heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. You can keep the applesauce as is for a chunky version or puree it in a blender for a smoother version.
  5. Place all the ingredients in a large pot.
  6. Set heat to high and cook for 5 hours, stirring occasionally.
  7. You can keep the applesauce as is for a chunky version or puree it in a blender for a smoother version.