Red Wine Cranberry Sauce

Red Wine Cranberry Sauce

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From:, September 2018

Classic homemade cranberry sauce gets a powerful flavor punch from red wine. As the sauce reduces, the wine gets syrupy adding robust flavor with a bit of sweetness. What to take it up a notch? Use port for even more sweetness and flavor.

Ingredients 16 servings

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  • 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup dry red wine or port
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 1-by-4-inch strips orange peel
  • 1 3-inch cinnamon stick
  • Pinch of salt


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  1. Place cranberries, wine (or port), sugar, orange peel, cinnamon stick and salt in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer and cook, stirring often, until most of the cranberries have burst, 10 to 12 minutes. Remove orange peel and cinnamon stick. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 tablespoons
  • Per serving: 47 calories; 0 g fat(0 sat); 1 g fiber; 9 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 7 g sugars; 6 g added sugars; 14 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 3 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 1 mg sodium; 36 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ other carbohydrate

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