Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Ginger | Sugar Free —Gluten Free

Cranberry sauce, especially homemade whole berry cranberry sauce, is one of my very favorite Thanksgiving sides. I just love the combination of sweet and tart. This year I decided to add a little spice to a favorite, creating this Best Ever Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Ginger. It’s a gluten free, dairy free and sugar free cranberry sauce recipe!

 


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Back when my husband and I were in college, before we were even dating, I was staying at our out-of-state university over Thanksgiving break. He had family nearby, so he went to stay with them. The entire break he texted me; we had the most random conversations.

 

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At some point, we got on the conversation of Thanksgiving food. My phone, like all phones I’ve ever owned, had a mind of its own. (Who needs AI, right? Phones already do what they want.) I’d messed him something about liking cranberry sauce…only, my phone decided to write “I LOVE CRANBERRY SAUCE” in all-caps.

He took this as if I am completely obsessed with everything cranberry sauce and, trying to win me over, brought me a Christmas gift—a box full of everything we’d talked about me liking…including several cans of cranberry sauce…all types and flavors, because I hadn’t specified which kind was my favorite.

 


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To this day, we still joke about it. I was never completely obsessed with cranberry sauce, but I do love it, and I am always creating new cranberry sauce recipes, like this one.

 

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Ginger | Sugar Free —Gluten Free

 

Use some of your extra cranberry sauce to make our Fruit & Nut Salad with Cranberry Balsamic Vinaigrette!

 

Ingredients

  • 12 oz fresh cranberries, rinsed, bad ones removed*
  • 1/2 cup organic honey (local is best)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange zest (I love this grater/zester)
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • *Reserve 1/4 cup of cranberries for later.

     


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    Directions

    In a medium pot, combine the cranberries, honey and water and bring to a boil.

     


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    Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent the sauce from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

    Stir in the extra 1/4 cup of cranberries and continue cooking another 3-9 minutes depending on the consistency you desire. Remember, the sauce will thicken more as it sits.

     


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    Stir in the orange peel and ginger. Add a the higher amount of ginger if you want a bigger kick, or the smaller amount for a very light ginger flavor.

     


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    Let cool before serving. Store sealed in the refrigerator and enjoy today or over the next week.

     


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    Serve this with your Thanksgiving turkey; try our turkey roast!

     

     

    Yield: 6 servings

    Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Ginger | Sugar Free —Gluten Free

    Prep Time: 2 minutes
    Cook Time: 18 minutes
    Total Time: 20 minutes
    This delicious cranberry sauce it sweet and sour with a hint of spice. It's made with a sugar substitute and is the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving menu.

    Instructions

    1. In a medium pot, combine the cranberries, honey and water and bring to a boil.
    2. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent the sauce from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
    3. Stir in the extra 1/4 cup of cranberries and continue cooking another 3-9 minutes depending on the consistency you desire. Remember, the sauce will thicken more as it sits.
    4. Stir in the orange peel and ginger. Add a the higher amount of ginger if you want a bigger kick, or the smaller amount for a very light ginger flavor.
    5. Let cool before serving. Store sealed in the refrigerator and enjoy today or over the next week.

    Notes

    *Reserve 1/4 cup of cranberries for later.


     


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    We love our double-handled soup bowls and our rock cookware for cooking!

     

    I do love me some yummy cranberry sauce, and hope you enjoy this delicious twist too!

    Making my recipe? Come back and rate it—I want to hear how you like it!

     

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