Basic Cranberry Sauce

Basic Cranberry Sauce Recipe
This tangy-sweet homemade cranberry sauce is delicious served with turkey, chicken, quail, duck, or ham. 


14 servings (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 54
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 13.6 g
Fiber 0.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Calcium 8 mg


1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)
1/4 cup water
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1 (12-ounce) package fresh cranberries
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick


Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 12 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Discard cinnamon stick; cool completely.


Make up to two days ahead and refrigerate.

Laura Zapalowski,

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November 2007
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