Print Recipe

Cranberry sauce

The best cranberry sauce you've ever tasted... Your guests will be blown away by the bold flavor with subtle nuances. And it's a breeze to make!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Sauce / Dip / Dressing
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry, easy, Thanksgiving, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 20
Calories: 61kcal
Author: Veronique Eichler




  • Place cranberries in a medium sauce pan.
  • Grate the zest of one orange into the pan (1 tbsp).
  • Grate ginger root into the pan (1 tsp)
  • Juice the oranges and add to the pan (you need 3/4 cup of juice - approx. 2 large navel oranges)
  • Add Port wine (or Sherry) and cinnamon.
  • Stir, bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer
  • Cook uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until cranberries are all popped open and tender.
  • Let cool and serve at room temperature or cold.



Nutrition facts based on 1 oz of cranberry sauce (2 tbsp).
Recipe makes 2.5 cups = 20 servings of 2 tbsp each.


Calories: 61kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 29IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg