Kicked Up Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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Kicked Up Cranberry Sauce

Amy Scotti

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@absdvlsfan

Everybody has their favorite version of cranberry sauce! Jellied or whole-it's always on the Thanksgiving table! It really is a very versatile side, it goes great with a turkey dinner, but just as well with ham. Cranberry sauce is a great condiment on sandwiches as well. My family loves my "kicked up" version that includes port wine and toasted walnuts! I always have to double the recipe!


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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
cranberries, fresh (you can freeze the bag and use them frozen)
1 1/3 c
water
1 1/3 c
sugar
2-4 Tbsp
ruby port
1/4 c
toasted walnuts, chopped

Step-By-Step

1Toast walnuts on stovetop in a saute pan in one layer using medium low heat until walnuts are slightly golden and fragrant. Let cool and chop.

2Boil sugar and water until the sugar is completely dissolved. Add cranberries and bring back to the boil. Simmer gently until the cranberries begin to pop, about 10 minutes.

3Add port wine (to taste) while still warm, heat will evaporate alcohol. Let cool. Add walnuts. Store in an airtight container. Can be made up to 2 days ahead.

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Other Tag: Quick & Easy