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Cranberry Sauce with Walnuts Recipe

Cranberry Sauce with Walnuts Recipe

You'll be the most popular person at Thanksgiving dinner when you bring this sauce. All the women in my family serve it. The apricot preserves, lemon and toasted walnuts make it different.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min. YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, bring sugar and water to a boil. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Stir in the cranberries. Cook until berries pop, about 15 minutes.
  • 2. Remove from the heat. Stir in preserves and lemon juice. Transfer to a bowl. Serve warm, at room temperature or chilled. Stir in walnuts just before serving. Yield: 3-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 178 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.