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Simple Cranberry Sauce

by Giada De Laurentiis
★★★★★
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(3 reviews)
Prep Time
2 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Serves
6
Beginner
Photo Credit: Elizabeth Newman

Simple Cranberry Sauce

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No Thanksgiving plate is complete without this ruby-red condiment. It's even more delicious spread on leftover turkey sandwiches! 

Simple Cranberry Sauce
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Simple Cranberry Sauce

Servings

6

Prep Time

2 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Calories

0

Author:

Giada De Laurentiis

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Ingredients

  • 1 1 pound bag fresh cranberries
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons orange zest (from 1 orange)
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cinnamon stick (broken in half)

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a medium saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon.
  2. Turn the burner off. Using the back of your spoon, lightly mash the cranberries to desired consistency. Remove and discard the cinnamon sticks. Transfer the cranberry sauce to a serving bowl. Chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition

Nutrition Serving Size
6
per serving
Calories
0
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
Carbs
31 grams
Protein
1 grams
Sodium
5 milligrams
Fiber
3 grams
Sugar
23 grams
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4 reviews & comments

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    Jim Schufreider - Jun 09

    The recipe calls for a 1lb bag. The bags at my store are 12oz. I failed to adjust the math and the sauce is too watery. Will pitch and try again.

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    Lisa Jost - Jun 09

    Easy and very simple to make. I did add just a touch of sugar to smooth some of the tartness. Love the taste of Orange and the maple syrup. Will definitely make again.

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    Mercedaz Holmes - Jun 09

    I was so proud of myself for making this recipe. I made this for Thanksgiving and my family loved it.

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    M Daniela Cirillo - Jun 09

    Sounds delicious! but is 1 1 pound bag fresh cranberries o just 1 pound? Thank you!

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