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Cranberry-Orange Sauce

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 1 hr 30 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Enjoy this savory cranberry-orange sauce ready with just 5 ingredients and 2 steps – perfect accompaniment to your poultry, pork or ham.

1
bag (12 oz) fresh cranberries
1 1/3
cups sugar
1
tablespoon finely shredded orange peel
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/4
cup orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice

Steps

  • 1 In nonreactive 4-quart saucepan, mix cranberries, sugar, orange peel, water and lemon juice. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until juices start to flow and sugar is dissolved.
  • 2 Increase heat to medium; simmer 6 to 8 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until cranberries pop. Stir in liqueur. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until completely cooled.

Expert Tips

Leftover cranberry sauce can be stored in the refrigerator for up to six weeks. The acid in the cranberries and the added sugar help preserve the sauce. Use it as an accompaniment to poultry, pork or ham.

Cranberries are native to Massachusetts and were part of the diets of the early colonists.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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