Three-Ingredient Cranberry Sauce

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Three-Ingredient Cranberry Sauce Recipe
Photo: Chris Court; Styling: Carla Gonzalez-Hart


You can "spike" your cranberry sauce by stirring in 1 to 2 tablespoons orange or black currant liqueur at the end. If you like it spiced, stir in 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, and 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice.
Serves 12 (serving size: about 1/4 cup)


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1 navel orange
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 (12-ounce) package fresh cranberries


Hands-on: 12 Minutes
Total: 42 Minutes
1. Grate orange to yield 2 teaspoons rind. Cut orange in half; squeeze to yield 1/2 cup juice. Combine rind, juice, and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 7 minutes or until cranberries begin to pop. Remove from heat; cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 83
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 21 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 4 mg