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Dried Cherry-Cranberry Sauce

Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 25 mins
Yield Serves 14 (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup port wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh cranberries
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 cup dried cherries
  • 1 cup cherry juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 137
  • fat 1 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • sodium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sauté for 4 minutes. Add sugar and the next 4 ingredients (through cranberries); bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 8 minutes or until cranberries pop. Remove from heat, and stir in orange rind.

  2. Combine dried cherries and cherry juice in a small saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Drain. Add drained cherries to cranberry sauce. Serve chilled or at room temperature.