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Port Wine Cranberry Sauce Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugar and wine or grape juice. Cook over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or just until the berries begin to pop. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into cranberry mixture.
  • 2. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until the berries pop and sauce is thickened. Serve warm or cold. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 155 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.

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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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