Unsweetened Pressure Cooker Applesauce

Take advantage of the fall apple harvest by making a big batch of applesauce in a pressure cooker.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 1 cup water
  • 12 medium apples (about 3 lbs.), peeled, cored and quartered


  • Add the water and apples to the pressure cooker. Lock the lid, bring to high pressure, and remove from the heat; let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Quick-release any remaining pressure.
  • Once the apples have cooled slightly, pass the apples and cooking liquid through a food mill, or blend in batches in a food processor or blender. Refrigerate covered for up to 10 days or freeze for up to 4 months.