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Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Antonis Achilleos
Yield Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 12 minutes; Chill: 2 hours.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 (1/2- by 3-inch long) strips orange rind

Nutrition Information

  • calories 58
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 15 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 4 mg
  • calcium 12 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 10–12 minutes or until cranberries pop and mixture thickens.

  2. Remove orange rind; set sauce aside to cool completely. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until well-chilled. (Sauce can be made up to 2 days ahead.)

Cook's Notes

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