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Orange Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Here's a Convincing Reason Why You Should Make Your Own Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is a quintessential part of a Thanksgiving feast, so don't treat it like a congealed, canned afterthought. Homemade cranberry sauce is so easy to make — not to mention healthier than its store-bought jellied counterpart. Our orange cranberry sauce marries classic Fall flavors; for a slightly different variation, try this cranberry pomegranate sauce recipe.

Orange Cranberry Sauce

From Leta Shy, POPSUGAR Fitness

Orange Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 2 12-ounce packages or 3 cups fresh cranberries
    Juice from 1/2 orange
    Orange rind from 1/2 orange
    1/2 cup water
    1/2 cup sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    Pinch of salt

Directions

  1. Wash and rinse cranberries, discarding any stems or rotten berries.
  2. In a large pot over medium heat, add sugar, orange juice, water, vanilla, and salt.
  3. Add cranberries and stir until sugar dissolves and mixture reaches a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low and add orange rind. Stir a few times and simmer for about 8 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and cool. Discard orange rind and refrigerate before serving.

Makes about 10 three-ounce servings.

Nutrition Source: Calorie Count
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Leta Shy
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