Killer Cranberry Sauce
Bring this easy-to-make, flavorful sauce with you to the next family gathering where roasted meat or poultry is served. Or make a batch for gift giving.
- 1 large orange (juice and peel)
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
- 4 cups fresh cranberries*
- 1/2 cup (2 oz.) toasted pecan pieces
Grate the orange peel and add to a pot with the sugar and ginger. Add the juice from the orange into the pot and simmer over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Add cranberries and cook 3 to 5 minutes until the skins pop open. Mash berries with spoon or fork until of desired consistency. Add pecans. Serve warm or chilled.
*Fresh, frozen cranberries can be substituted for fresh.
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