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.
Nutrition per serving may change if servings are adjusted.
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 large shallot, diced
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground pepper
⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
1 pound apples, coarsely chopped
1 pound tomatoes, coarsely chopped
¼ cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
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.
27 calories;1 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 5 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 5 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 225 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 6 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 66 mg sodium; 94 mg potassium