Sam Sifton's Basic Cranberry Sauce

Serious Eats

Ready in: 180 minutes
Servings: 6
Vegetarian
Vegan
Gluten Free
Dairy Free

Ingredients

  • 1 12-ounce bag fresh or thawed frozen cranberries
    Produce
  • 3/4 cup orange juice, preferably fresh squeezed
    Beverages
  • Zest of 1 orange, or to taste
    Produce
  • 3/4 cup sugar
    Baking

Steps

  • Place cranberries in a small saucepan over medium-high heat and pour over these the sugar and orange juice. Stir to combine.
  • Cook until sugar is entirely melted and cranberries begin to burst in the heat, 4 to 6 minutes. Stir again, add zest, and cook for 2 or 3 minutes longer, turn off heat, cover pan, and allow to cool.
  • Put cranberry mixture in a serving bowl, cover, and place in refrigerator until cold, at least 2 hours, or until you need it.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 138.72  cal  (6.94%)
  • Fat: 0.14  g  (0.21%)
  • Saturated Fat: 0.01  g  (0.09%)
  • Carbohydrates: 35.64  g  (11.88%)
  • Sugar: 29.84  g  (33.16%)
  • Cholesterol: 0.0  mg  (0.0%)
  • Sodium: 1.75  mg  (0.08%)
  • Protein: 0.47  g  (0.94%)
  • Vitamin C: 25.76  mg  (31.23%)
  • Fiber: 2.88  g  (11.53%)
  • Manganese: 0.21  mg  (10.47%)
  • Vitamin E: 0.7  mg  (4.65%)
  • Potassium: 114.93  mg  (3.28%)
  • Vitamin K: 2.92  µg  (2.78%)
  • Folate: 10.47  µg  (2.62%)
  • Copper: 0.05  mg  (2.59%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.04  mg  (2.47%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.05  mg  (2.41%)
  • Vitamin B5: 0.24  mg  (2.36%)
  • Vitamin A: 104.42  IU  (2.09%)
  • Magnesium: 7.25  mg  (1.81%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.03  mg  (1.6%)
  • Phosphorus: 13.06  mg  (1.31%)
  • Iron: 0.23  mg  (1.29%)
  • Calcium: 11.42  mg  (1.14%)

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