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Instant Pot Applesauce

Filling your kitchen with the sweet festive smell of homemade applesauce just got easier and quicker than you can imagine when you make Instant Pot Applesauce. This recipe has no added sugar and can be made in less than 20 minutes.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 95 kcal



  • 10 apples medium, 5 tart and 5 sweet varieties
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


  • Wash apples, peel and core. I simpley peel then quarter the apples and cut the core out with a knife.
  • Place apples in Instant Pot with 1/2 cup water and 2 teaspoons lemon juice.  Close lid and pressure knob then put on high pressure for 12 minutes.  When finished do a quick release of the pressure valve.
  • Remove apples to a bowl and mash with a fork or potato masher. You can slightly mash for a chunky sauce or more for a fine thinner sauce.


This recipe can have endless variations of fun flavors. You can add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, or 1/2 cup of other fruits such as raspberries, pears, or even rhubarb.  Let your imagination go and enjoy easy homemade apple sauce. Your family will love it, and shhh, it's good for them.


Serving: 1gCalories: 95kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 2mgPotassium: 196mgFiber: 4gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 98IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 1mg
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