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I’ve at all times thought that do-it-yourself variations of basic recipes style significantly better than store-bought variations, and cranberry sauce is an ideal instance of this. Though I liked the canned jellied cranberry sauce that we at all times ate on Thanksgiving after I was younger, after I attempted making cranberry sauce from scratch one yr, I used to be hooked.
Now I’ve a complete record of re-invented, healthier recipes for the holidays, most of which name for actual meals components, little prep, and quite a bit much less sugar.
Naturally Sweetened Cranberry Sauce
Most do-it-yourself cranberry sauce recipes name for lots of sugar… sufficient that I’d classify cranberry sauce a dessert and never a aspect dish!
For many who haven’t tried them, plain cranberries are very tart, so I wasn’t positive how a lot it might be potential to cut back the sugar and nonetheless have an pleasurable sauce. I shouldn’t have fearful, as a result of unrefined pure sweeteners (honey) and scrumptious applesauce stuffed within the gaps.
This recipe nonetheless has extra pure sugars than we usually eat, however is a a lot more healthy possibility than those that truly comprise refined sugar and is a scrumptious deal with for Thanksgiving dinner.
Should you’re internet hosting Thanksgiving this yr, additionally take a look at my wholesome variations of green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, butternut squash soup, and root vegetable stuffing.
Cranberry Sauce Recipe
A do-it-yourself different to store-bought cranberry sauce with scrumptious hints of pineapple and orange to enhance the flavour!
Put cranberries, pineapple juice, applesauce and water in a sauce pan and and convey to a boil.
Cut back to medium warmth and stir consistently till the cranberries begin to explode (about 10-15 minutes).
Cut back to a simmer and add the juice and zest to the cranberry combination.
Simmer 10-15 minutes and take away from warmth.
Cool fully and retailer in fridge at the very least Four hours however ideally in a single day earlier than serving.
Serving: 1/2 cup | Energy: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.2g | Protein: zero.Threeg | Fats: zero.1g | Sodium: 2mg | Fiber: Three.7g | Sugar: 14.9g
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