Applesauce Salsa

Applesauce Salsa
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Applesauce Salsa

Applesauce. Good. Salsa. Good. Applesauce salsa? Great! Although you can use homemade applesauce, store-bought, chunky applesauce makes this recipe easy to recreate. There's nothing wrong with traditional tomato based salsas. However, applesauce salsa delivers an exciting alternative. The sweet and tangy flavor profile pairs well with dishes like pork tostadas or roast.  

4
Servings
74
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 16 Ounces chunky applesauce
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 2 Tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon salt

Directions

In a medium bowl, combine applesauce, onion, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic, cumin, and salt.

Refrigerate several hours or overnight. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
10g
8%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Calcium, Ca
30mg
3%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
15mg
2%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
427mg
28%
Water
6g
0%

Applesauce Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Applesauce Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.