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Lemon Cranberry Sauce

Tangy and refreshing, this quick-fix stovetop sauce will please both guests and the cook! —Robyn Badtke, Green Lake, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 cups

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

  • 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 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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  • katlaydee3
    Nov 27, 2011

    This was quick, easy and delicious. I made it with our Thanksgiving dinner. My niece liked it so much that she ate some of the leftovers with a spoon and the rest over vanilla ice cream with hot fudge sauce.