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Lemon Cranberry Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

2 cups

Tangy and refreshing, this quick-fix stovetop sauce will please both guests and the cook! —Robyn Badtke, Green Lake, Wisconsin
Lemon Cranberry Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 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 zest

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the cranberries, sugar, water, Triple Sec and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until berries pop, about 15 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon zest. Transfer to a small bowl. Chill until serving.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 72 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.

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