Plum Applesauce

Plum Applesauce

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 10 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 4 ingredients

This plum apple sauce is absolutely delicious. It’s one of our staff favorites. Not only does it taste really good, but it is also perfect to eat during chemo. It makes a soothing sweet...

Yield: 5 cups


  • 1½ pounds Gala apples, cored, peeled, and cubed
  • 1½ pounds black plums, quartered, pit removed, and skin left on
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, or more to taste
  • 2 cups water

Nutrition Facts


77 cals


0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


19 g


16 g


3 g


1 g


3 mg


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the apples, plums, sugar, and water to a boil.  Reduce to a simmer and cook for 40 to 45 minutes, or until desired consistency.  Serve warm or let cool.  Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Chef Tips

Gala apples are sweet. If you can’t find them use Golden Delicious as a substitute.

If you are feeling up to it, this dish is the perfect filling for a fall pie, crisp or crumble. Try it with our Granola Crumble Topping.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, videos, and more content are reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society.


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