Ginger Mango Applesauce

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For toddlers, aged 1-6

This healthful comfort food calls for Jonagold apples. Others that make excellent applesauce: McIntosh, Gala, Crispin and Cortland.

Time: 20 minutes

In a large saucepan, bring to a boil 1⁄2-inch chunks of 3 large Jonagold apples, 1⁄4-inch pieces of 1 peeled mango, 1⁄4 cup water and 2 tablespoons apple cider.

Cover and reduce heat to medium for 10 minutes, occasionally stirring and smashing fruit with a potato masher. Stir in 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon minced crystallized ginger and 3⁄4 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Cook uncovered 5 more minutes. Cool and serve. Makes about 3 cups (12 1⁄4-cup toddler servings).

Nutrition score: 40 calories, 0 g protein, 10 g carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 8 mg vitamin C, 155 IU vitamin A, 1.5 g fiber


Kim Galeaz, R.D., is a nutrition and culinary consultant in Indianapolis. Recipes were also reviewed by Linda Somers, R.D., a pediatric clinical nutritionist at the Children’s Memorial Medical Center in Chicago.

This healthy comfort food is packed with fiber for your toddler.

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