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Cranberry Ginger Sauce

Photo: James Baigrie; Styling: Randy Mon
Total time 30 mins
Yield Serves 10
Add flavor to a traditional cranberry sauce recipe by stirring in orange zest and minced fresh ginger.


  • 2 bags (12 oz. each) fresh or frozen cranberries, any soft or decayed berries discarded
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • Finely shredded zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

Nutrition Information

  • calories 230
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • protein 0.3 g
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 59 g
  • fiber 3.1 g
  • sodium 2 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pot and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until berries have popped, about 20 minutes.

  2. Make ahead: Let cool, then chill airtight up to 3 days; sauce will thicken as it cools.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/2-cup serving.