Lodi apples & an Easy Lodi Applesauce Recipe

Lodi Apples are also called Transparent or June Apples. They are an early ripening apple, with a thin, light green skin and a very tart flesh. In the world of apples Lodi is a specialist, it is not a long keeper, too tart for fresh eating, but it makes one of the best applesauces you will ever try.  Make a large batch and freeze enough to enjoy year round. 

June Applesauce

  • 6-8 Lodi Apples peeled, cored and sliced.
  • 3/4 cup Sugar add more or less to taste.
  • 1/2 cup Water
  1. Place apples into a large microwave safe bowl, add water and cover.
  2. Microwave for 2-3 minutes then stir
  3. microwave for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  4. Repeat until desired texture is reached. Add sugar to taste.
  5. Mash them for a chunky applesauce or blend them for smooth applesauce
June Apple
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