Fresh Citrus Sauce

This versatile dressing pairs well with almost any medley of fresh fruit or melon.


Yield: Makes about 1 3/4 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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Cool: 10 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice


  1. 1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan; whisk in orange juice. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly; boil 1 minute. Remove from heat, and whisk in lemon zest and juice. Cool 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Transfer to an airtight container; place heavy-duty plastic wrap directly on warm sauce (to prevent a film from forming); chill 2 hours before serving. Store in refrigerator, with plastic wrap on surface of sauce, up to 1 week.
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