This maple syrup-sweetened sauce is the perfect side dish to your holiday bird. It cooks in less than 15 minutes and can be made several days ahead, freeing up time for you to prepare other dishes on the big day.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together water, maple syrup, sugar and lime juice in a heavy medium saucepan. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.

  • Add cranberries and ginger; return to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until berries have popped and mixture starts to thicken, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; let cool.


Tip: If using sugar substitutes, we recommend the following: Splenda(R) Granular or Sweet 'N Low(R) bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/3 cup sugar.

To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Bring to room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

83 calories; carbohydrates 22g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 17g; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 2mg; thiamin -1mg -100% DV.