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Instant Pot Applesauce

Sue Lau
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
natural pressure cooker release 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2 quarts


  • Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker


  • 12-14 apples peeled, cored and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • pinch salt


  • Place in Instant Pot and give a stir to coat.
  • Place lid on and set to seal.
  • Cook at pressure (manual) for 15 minutes.
  • Let steam subside naturally (do not use the quick release) before removing lid.
  • Mash if needed.
  • Then feel free to add some cinnamon or sugar if you like.
  • Dish up what you want now and you can easily freeze the rest.


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword apple, apples, applesauce, sauce