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Chunky Apple and Raisin Sauce

Real Simple OCTOBER 2006

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 crisp apple (such as Braeburn, Gala, or Granny Smith), cut into a 1/4- to 1/2-inch dice
  • 1/2 cup apple cider or juice
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Melt the butter in a large skillet or saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the apple and cook until slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Add the cider or juice, broth, raisins, salt, and pepper. Bring to a gentle simmer. Cook until the apple has softened, about 3 minutes. Pour or spoon the sauce over cooked meat.

Good for: Pork

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 97
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Sodium: 273mg
  • Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 14g
  • Protein: 1g

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