This Plum Apple Sauce has the ability to elevate any meal. However, most people have reservations about apple sauce because of its sweetness, mainly because most people use store-bought varieties with added sugars and chemicals. Hopefully, this recipe will convince you that this sauce should be your number condiment choice, especially since all ingredients used are natural.
Plum Apple Sauce is naturally sweet and sour. This sauce is enhanced by apple cider vinegar and dark brown sugar ( demerara sugar). Regarding plums, when it’s dry, it’s called prunes, and the juice is a natural laxative, so don’t overuse prune juice in recipes unless you have constipation and have difficulties discharging your waste.
This recipe is delicious when you use in-season plums and apples. There is something about the freshness and richness in the taste of fruit in season, and this recipe will show you that. The apple cider vinegar and soy sauce cut the sweetness of the apples, plums, and brown sugar while adding a wonderful sour flavor.
If you like your apple sauce a little spicy, you can add some chili and cinnamon, and you will love it. The preparation process is straightforward and keeps well in a tightly sealed jar in the fridge. Enjoy!
Plum Apple Sauce
Nutritional Benefits: Plums are very rich in vitamin C, minerals, and other essential vitamins. For this reason, they help your body repair and rejuvenate blood vessels, heal wounds and muscles, especially if you workout. In addition, the potent plant compounds in plums and apples help boost your heart health, lower your blood sugar levels and promote skeletal health by boosting bone density. Plums additionally contain sorbitol which is a natural laxative that provides constipation and indigestion relief.
- 12 ripe purple plums, small
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
- 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 tbsp light soy sauce
- 1 cup water
- 1 tbsp rice flour
Cut the plums into halves and remove the seeds.
In a saucepan over medium heat, sauté plums without oil for one minute. Add the brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, and soy sauce, and simmer over low heat for 15 -20 minutes until plums are well cooked.
Transfer the cooked plums to a blender and puree them into a thick, smooth sauce.
Return the sauce to the saucepan and allow it to simmer again.
In a small bowl, whisk together the water and rice flour until well combined; add to the sauce in the pan and slowly stir until the sauce thickens slightly.
Transfer the sauce to a bottle and keep it in the refrigerator until ready to use.
109 Calories 29.2g Carbohydrates 0.6g Fat 2.8g Fiber 1.9g Protein 296mg Sodium 23.8g Sugar In this recipe, the plums are whole to garnish the grated apple sauteéd with cinnamon and served with steamed veggies. This recipe makes a great light meal to break your fast. The green sauce is made with apples, celery, olive oil, salt, lemon, honey, and cashew nuts.