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Grandma's Apple Pie

On 4th of July, enjoy this delicious pastime favorite.

2    Pounds granny smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced 
12  Ounces unsweetened frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed 
1    Teaspoon salt
3    Tablespoons cornstarch, divided 
1    Tablespoon cinnamon, ground 
1    Teaspoon nutmeg
2    Each plant-based pie crust, prepared, unbaked 
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Soak apples in the thawed apple juice concentrate and salt. Allow to soak for 15 minutes.
3. Drain the apples, reserving the liquid. Add 1 tablespoon cornstarch to the apples and mix well. Place
into pie crust, keeping the slices close together.
4. In a small bowl, whisk together ¼ cup of the reserved apple liquid and 2 tablespoons cornstarch. Place
the remaining reserved apple liquid into a pot and add the cinnamon and nutmeg and whisk well.
Bring to a boil. Add the cornstarch slurry and allow to thicken. Once a thick sauce consistency, pour
over the apples in the pie crust using a ladle or large spoon to get into bottom of the pie.
5. Add the remaining pie crust to the top of the pie and cut decorated vents for steam to escape. Crimp
the edges together.
6. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the apples are cooked through.
Nutrition Information *From USDA Nutrient Database
Calories: 304 Total Fat: 10.9g Saturated Fat: 2.7g Monounsaturated Fat: 4.6g Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.7g
Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Carbohydrate: 48.9g Fiber: 6g Total Sugar: 23g Protein: 2.7g Sodium:
552.4mg Vitamin A: 9μg Vitamin C: 18.1mg Calcium: 25mg Iron: 1.26mg Folate: 9μg
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