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Cranberry Orange Sauce

Cranberry-Orange Sauce

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 5 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 8 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 5 ingredients

It’s not Thanksgiving without cranberry sauce, and this homemade cranberry-orange sauce is the perfect addition to any holiday plate. You may have fond (or not so fond) memories of canned cranberry sauce from childhood, but...


  • 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh cranberries
  • 1 orange, zest and juice
  • 2 cups water
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
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Nutrition Facts


60 cals


0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


16 g


12 g


2 g


0 g


4 mg


  1. In a medium saucepot, combine cranberries, orange, water, honey and cloves.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce to a simmer and cook until cranberries burst and liquid begins to thicken, about 10 minutes.
  3. Once cooked, remove from heat and allow to cool. Pour mixture into a blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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