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Port-Cranberry Sauce
© William Meppem

Port-Cranberry Sauce

  • ACTIVE: 10 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: MAKES ABOUT 2 CUPS
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

In this version of cranberry sauce, the sweet-tartness of the cranberries is enhanced with the addition of port, orange juice and orange zest.

  1. 1/2 cup ruby port
  2. Three 1-by-3-inch strips of orange zest, cut into thin matchsticks
  3. 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  4. 12 ounces fresh cranberries
  5. 3/4 cup sugar
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the port with the orange zest and orange juice and bring to a boil. Add the cranberries and sugar and simmer over moderately low heat until the sauce is jamlike, about 25 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and serve warm or at room temperature.
Make Ahead The cranberry sauce can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.