Apple adds natural sweetness to this homemade sauce so you can cut down on the amount of added sugar for a delicious dip you can feel good about eating and serving to your kids. Try it on burgers and as a dip for oven-baked fries. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September 2019

Carolyn Malcoun


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot and cook, stirring, until starting to brown, about 2 minutes. Add tomato paste, garlic, salt, pepper and cloves; cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add apples, tomatoes, vinegar and sugar. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 30 minutes. Let cool for 20 minutes, then puree in a food processor until smooth.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

27 calories; 0.8 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 66 mg sodium. 94 mg potassium; 5.1 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 0.3 g protein; 225 IU vitamin a iu; 4 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 6 mg calcium; 5 mg magnesium;