Here are a couple of Cranberry Sauce recipes, one made a day or two before the big day and is made in your slow cooker. And another recipe that no cooking is required, it is a quick and easy way to make your own cranberry sauce by adding a few extra condiments you may already have in your pantry and you can actually make a tastier and healthier Cranberry Sauce.
Cranberry Sauce in your Slow Cooker Recipe
- 1 12 oz bag Fresh Cranberries
- 1/2 cup Orange Juice fresh squeezed
- 1/2 cup Water
- 1/4 cup Honey
- 1 stick Cinnamon
- pinch Ground Cinnamon
- pinch Ground Ginger
In a slow-cooker, add all ingredients and toss to combine.
Cook on low for 3-4 hours
Near the end of the cooking time, use tongs to remove the cinnamon stick. Then use a wooden spoon to break up the cranberries. The sauce will thicken as it cools.
This recipe has only 3 mg of sodium per 2 tablespoon of cranberry sauce.
Cranberry and Orange Sauce
Make sure you make plenty as the sauce is wonderful with your leftover Turkey to next day. There is no cooking required.
- 2 tbsp. orange juice
- 1 tsp. orange peel, finely grated
- 1/2 can mandarin oranges
- 1/2 cup pineapple
- 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
- 1/2 cup toasted pecans
- 2 tbsp. red Zinfandel
- canned cranberry sauce
Stir all together.
Serve and enjoy!