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Overhead view of a open jar of Unsweetened Applesauce with apples and cinnamon sticks behind it on a white background.
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5 from 6 votes

Unsweetened Applesauce Recipe (Whole30, Vegan, Paleo)

This Unsweetened Applesauce recipe is naturally flavored and contains no added sugars. A simple, homemade applesauce recipe that is perfect for snacking and using in baking.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert, Sauce, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Applesauce, Unsweetened Applesauce
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 118calories



  • Combine all ingredients in a saucepan set over medium-high heat. Bring mixture to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until apples are tender.
  • Mash the apples with a potato masher or use an immersion (stick) blender to puree the apples for a smoother consistency. Allow to cool before serving.


Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to five days or in the freezer for up to three months.


Calories: 118calories | Carbohydrates: 31g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.2mg