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Spiced Cranberry Ketchup

  • ACTIVE: 15 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 45 MIN
  • SERVINGS: MAKES 2 CUPS
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

Robert Stehling's research into the origin of ketchup inspired him to create this very tart cranberry condiment. It is a great contrast to the sweetness in a typical Thanksgiving menu and is perfect on sandwiches made with leftover turkey.

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  1. 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  2. 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped shallots
  3. 4 cups cranberries (18 ounces)
  4. 1 1/2 cups dry red wine
  5. 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  6. 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  7. 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  8. 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  9. 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  10. 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  11. Salt
  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan. Add the shallots and cook over moderately low heat until softened, about 4 minutes. Add the cranberries, wine, vinegar, brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and allspice and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes, or until the mixture is very thick. Let cool slightly, then transfer to a food processor and puree. Season with salt. Transfer the ketchup to a glass jar.
Make Ahead The ketchup can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.