Cranberry Sauce

Brown sugar and orange juice balance the tartness of cranberries in a four-ingredient homemade sauce.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup orange juice
2
cups fresh or frozen cranberries
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar and orange juice to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently. Boil 5 minutes.
  • 2 Stir in cranberries. Heat to boiling. Boil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until cranberries are popped and mixture has thickened. Stir in orange peel.
  • 3 Cover; refrigerate about 3 hours or until chilled.

Expert Tips

Fresh cranberries should be bright red and shiny; discard any that are shriveled or discolored.

Garnish the sauce with a twist of orange peel.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
15mg
15%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
41g
41%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.