Spiced Cranberry Ketchup
Here's a condiment that makes any poultry dish sing! We like it on turkey burgers and alongside roasted chicken. It's also a great way to dress up meat loaf. -Gilda Lester of Millsboro, Delaware
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + chilling
- 2-1/4 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- 2 bay leaves
- 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
- In a small saucepan, combine the cranberries, water, onions and bay leaves. Cook over medium heat until the berries pop, about 15 minutes. Cool slightly.
- Discard bay leaves. Press cranberry mixture through a fine mesh strainer; discard cranberry skins. Return mixture to the pan.
- Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until thickened. Cool. Cover and refrigerate (mixture will thicken more upon refrigeration).
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 109 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.
Originally published as Super Spicy Cranberry Ketchup in Light & Tasty October/November 2005
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