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A wood bowl with homemade cranberry sauce and a spoon in the bowl with a white plate with cranberry sauce in the background and loose cranberries on a wood table

CRANBERRY CLEMENTINE SAUCE

Homemade Cranberry Clementine Sauce with fresh ginger is so easy to make and so much tastier than canned sauce, and it's better for you! 
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Keyword: cranberry sauce, healthy homemade cranberry sauce, low sugar cranberry sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 10 Servings
Calories: 90kcal
Author: Linda Meyer

Ingredients

  • 8 cups fresh cranberries
  • 2 oranges or 4 clementines juiced
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar See Note
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
  • zest from 1 orange or 2 clementines

Instructions

  • Put the cranberries, juice, and water in a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil. When the cranberries begin to burst reduce the heat to simmer and stir in the sugar, ginger, and orange zest. Cook until the water evaporates and the mixture thickens, approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and transfer to a bowl and cool in the refrigerator It will thicken even more as it cools and is refrigerated.

Notes

Taste the cranberry sauce and add more sugar if it's too tart for you.
The Nutrition Facts are an estimate only.

Nutrition

Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 27.2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 0.2mg