Port Wine Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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This crimson-colored sauce has just the right amount of tartness to complement poultry, pork and game. —Ellie Martin Cliffe, Senior Editor, Taste of Home
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup port wine or grape juice
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 146 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, cook cranberries, sugar and wine over medium heat just until berries begin to pop, 10-12 minutes. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into cranberry mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until berries pop and sauce is thickened, about 2 minutes. Serve warm or cold. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Port Wine Cranberry Sauce in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2008, p126

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 172236
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2011

"This is surprisingly flavorful with such a few ingredients.

~ Theresa"

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