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Cranberry Sauce

This simple Cranberry sauce has three ingredients, takes 20 minutes, and can be made days ahead. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Cranberries, Cranberry Sauce
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6 - 8 servings
Author Natalie@thegeneticchef.com

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package of fresh cranberries, rinsed and picked over
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup frozen concentrated orange juice

Instructions

  • In a 2 quart saucepan, combine all the ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, then reduce to a simmer and cook until the cranberries pop, about 15 minutes. Mixture will start to thicken.
  • Serve as is if a chunky consistency is desired.
  • If a smooth consistency is desired, pass through a fine sieve. Alternatively, you can use a high performance blender to pulverize the sauce until smooth.
  • Allow to cool before serving. The cranberry sauce will thicken as it cools.
  • This sauce can be made up to 5 days ahead and refrigerated.