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Fresh Cranberry Orange Sauce

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

Servings: 2 cups sauce


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest


  • 1. Rinse cranberries with cold water. In a medium saucepan, add sugar, water, and orange juice. Stir until sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil and add cranberries and orange zest. Return to a boil and then reduce heat to medium low. Cook until cranberries start to burst, about ten minutes.
  • 2. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Pour sauce into a serving bowl and chill in the refrigerator. Serve chilled.
  • *Note-you can make the sauce 1-2 days in advance.