Tart and sweet cranberry sauce adds color to any holiday meal. This mess-free recipe is a cinch to make and can be made up to three days in advance. Just refrigerate in an air-tight container.
Makes 4 cups of cranberry sauce
2 12-ounce bags of fresh cranberries
1 cup water
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
2-inch piece of ginger, thinly sliced
2 oranges, zest and juiced
Mix cranberries, water, sugar, cinnamon, clove, and ginger in microwave-safe container. Cover with a paper towel and heat on high for 4 to 5 minutes until the cranberries pop. Add orange zest and juice. Stir to combine. Cool to room temperature. Refrigerate in an air-tight container for up to one week. Remove and discard the ginger slices before serving.
Nutritional Stats Per Serving (about 1/2 cup)
152 calories, 1 g protein, 37 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat (0 g saturated), 0 mg cholesterol, 6 g fiber, 22 mg sodium.
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