Instant Pot Applesauce

5 mins prep + 6 ingredients to make this easy applesauce. Sweet, warm, cinnamon-spiced!

Instant Pot Applesauce

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  • 3

    pounds apples, quartered, peeled or unpeeled (we used Organic Gala Apple)

  • 1 to 2

    cinnamon stick(s)

  • ¼

    cup water

  • ¼ to ½

    teaspoon nutmeg

  • Pinch of salt

  • Honey, to taste


Place cinnamon stick(s), nutmeg, water and quartered apples into the pressure cooker. Close the lid and cook at High Pressure for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and Natural Release. Open the lid carefully. Remove cinnamon stick(s) and blend the applesauce into desired consistency with an immersion blender. Taste the applesauce and add a pinch of salt. Add honey to taste. Note: Apples vary widely in their texture and flavors. Be sure to adjust the sweetness/tartness to your liking. You can use honey to sweeten, and lemon juice or apple cider vinegar to add tartness.


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