Naturally Sweet Blueberry-Cranberry 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 7 ingredients

Homemade cranberry sauce is one of the easiest recipes to make on Thanksgiving and this homemade naturally sweet blueberry-cranberry sauce is sure to impress. Adding blueberries to cranberry sauce is perfect for people who...


Ingredients

  • 1 pound blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 pound fresh cranberries
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 medium sized orange, zested and juiced

Nutrition Facts

Calories

262 cals

Fat

0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g

Carbohydrates

68 g

Sugar

60 g

Fiber

5 g

Protein

1 g

Sodium

294 mg

Directions

  1. In a medium sized pot, combine the blueberries, cranberries, and water. Cook over medium heat until the berries begin to soften, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the sugar, salt, lemon juice and orange juice to the pot. Cook on low heat, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  3. Add lemon and orange zest. Chill or serve warm.

Chef Tips

This tastes great with plain yogurt for breakfast!

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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