5 ingredient cranberry orange sauce

5 ingredient cranberry orange sauce


The Five

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1/2 to 1/4 cup water, dependent upon desired viscosity


Cinnamon stick, additional orange zest for garnish


  • Bring water and sugar to a rolling boil over medium-high heat
  • Add cranberries, orange zest and salt
  • Reduce to low heat and allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes, until most of the cranberries have burst open
  • Transfer sauce to a serving bowl
  • Cover and chill until ready to serveCranberry Orange Sauce will last one week in the fridge

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