Orange Zest Cranberry Sauce

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Megan Todd

By
@Megan213

Cranberry sauce is a staple on most Thanksgiving tables. It adds a wonderful zest to that perfectly roasted Turkey.

Every family has their own traditional recipe they use to make this must have dish.

I have altered our family recipe to be a little less tart. My niece, who never ate cranberry sauce, now Loves it.

Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 12 oz
    fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • large
    juice & pulp of one large orange
  • ·
    fresh grated zest of one large orange
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1
    cinnamon stick

How to Make Orange Zest Cranberry Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. In a glass bowl, add juice, pulp, and zest of orange, water, & cinnamon stick. Allow to sit to infuse for 5 minutes.
  2. In a medium saucepan, add cranberries and brown sugar. Add orange juice and cinnamon stick to cranberries and sugar. Cook over medium low heat stirring constantly for 10-15 minutes.

    Mixture will thicken up.
  3. Can be made a day or two ahead of time. Store in refrigerator with cinnamon stick. Remove cinnamon stick before serving.

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