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Lemon Cranberry Sauce

 Lemon Cranberry Sauce
Tangy and refreshing, this quick-fix stovetop sauce will please both guests and the cook! —Robyn Badtke, Green Lake, Wisconsin
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Triple Sec or orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel


  • In a large saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugar, water, Triple
  • Sec and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until berries pop, about
  • 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat; stir in lemon peel. Transfer to a small bowl.
  • Chill until serving. Yield: 2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons equals 72 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, trace protein.