A sprig of rosemary added to fresh apples during cooking lends this easy recipe for homemade applesauce recipe a subtle, savory flavor quality that makes it perfect for serving with roasted turkey, chicken or pork.
- 4 large apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
- 1/2 tablespoon butter
- 1 sprig rosemary
- 2 tablespoons water (plus more if needed)
- Pinch of salt
- Place the apples, butter, rosemary, water and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the apples break down to a chunky sauce consistency, 12 to 15 minutes. Remove the rosemary and discard. Serve warm or at room temperature.