mock applesauce in white square dish with chayote squash in background
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Keto Mock Applesauce – Low Carb/Sugar-Free

This Keto version of “apple” sauce has the same texture and flavor of applesauce, without using real apples! Chayote squash is a Low Carb substitute for apples in this healthy sweet treat!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1
Calories: 127kcal
Author: Keto Cooking Christian



  • Wash, and peel, the chayote squash. Cut the squash in half and there’s a pit that you’ll want to remove. Then chop the chayote squash into bite size pieces.
  • Heat a skillet to low heat and melt the butter. Add in the squash and sauté for 3 minutes, covered.
  • Add in the Brown Swerve, apple pie spice, apple flavoring and lemon, then continue sautéing for 5 minutes (covered) or until fork tender.
  • While the mixture is still warm, puree using an immersion blender, mini chopper or food processor. Serve either warm over ice cream, pancakes, waffles or all on it’s own. Or you can serve it chilled like traditional applesauce. Personally, I think it's best served warm! Store leftovers in the fridge for several days.


If you want it on the chunkier side puree as is. If you want it a little looser, add in 1-2 teaspoons of water while still in the pan and mix, then puree.


Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g