Cranberry Ginger Sauce

Photo: James Baigrie; Styling: Randy Mon

Add flavor to a traditional cranberry sauce recipe by stirring in orange zest and minced fresh ginger.

Yield: Serves 10
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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 230
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 59g
  • Fiber: 3.1g
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


  • 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


  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.
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