Recipes » Sauces » Red Beet Applesauce
T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies
Bloody Apple Beet Sauce


  • 2 cups diced or shredded unpeeled apple
  • 1 cup pitted cherries or mixed berries
  • 1 cup shredded unpeeled beets
  • 1 Tbsp date paste
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp water


  • 1. Place all the ingredients in a saucepan.
  • 2. Bring to a low simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the apples and beets have softened.
  • 3. Mash with a potato masher or process in a food processor for a smoother consistency.
  • 4. Serve alone or use it to decorate your Halloween treats.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. Substitute pomegranate for the beets or berries for a delicious twist to this recipe.

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