Side Dishes

Homemade Applesauce Recipe

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There is nothing quite as delicious as fresh homemade applesauce. By making your own you can control the amount of sugar and preservatives that go into your body. Below is my recipe for some delicious applesauce that is made with apples, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar. I suggest using granny smith apples for this recipe.

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4 pounds of apples, peeled, cored and chopped
3 tablespoons of lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
1/2 cup of white sugar
1 cup of water
You will want to begin this recipe by taking a 5-quart saucepan and adding in your apples, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar and water. Then place your saucepan over a medium high heat. Once it comes...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
84

Sodium
2mg
0% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
0.6g
1% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV