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Tequila Lime Cranberry Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling


2 cups

This tequila lime cranberry sauce is truly special. The result is amazing for a tiny bit of extra effort. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia


  • 2 medium limes
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup tequila
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Finely grate zest from limes. Cut limes crosswise in half; squeeze juice from limes. Transfer zest and juice to a small saucepan. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat to medium; cook, uncovered, until berries pop, 12-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  2. Transfer to a small bowl; refrigerate, covered, until cold.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 134 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 125mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.

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