Stewed Apples

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Stewing is a good way to preserve fruits like apples, pears and feijoas. Keep them in the fridge and eat within a few days or freeze for later use.

15 Minutes

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  • 5 – 6 apples (any kind) See tip for other fruits you can stew
  • sugar, to taste (optional)
  • lemon juice, to taste (optional)


  1. Core and dice the apples, but leave the skins on.
  2.  Place the apples in a pot. Add 2 – 3 tablespoons of water and place on a medium heat.
  3.  Cook for about 10 minutes with the lid on, stirring occasionally until soft.
  4. When cooked, taste to check if it needs a little sugar or lemon juice. If it does, add it in small quantities and stir through.
  5. Store in the fridge and eat within a couple of days, or freeze for later use.
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