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A classic Cranberry Sauce recipe for Thanksgiving. Fresh cranberries are sweetened with orange juice. Perfect with turkey and cooks in just 10 minutes!

Cranberry Sauce Recipe

A classic Cranberry Sauce recipe for Thanksgiving. Fresh cranberries are sweetened with orange juice. Perfect with turkey and cooks in just 10 minutes!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 82 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest from one orange
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 12 ounces fresh cranberries rinsed and sorted

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, orange juice, water, orange zest cinnamon, and salt to boil. 

  2. Stir in cranberries. Simmer until slightly thickened and the berries begin to pop, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool, about 30 minutes. Cover and refrigerate.

Recipe Notes

This may be made and stored up to three days in advance.

 

Adapted from my Cranberry Sauce with Apples.