This tangy cranberry sauce boasts orange flavors and is the perfect side dish to go with turkey and mashed potatoes.

Cranberry Orange Sauce

Recipe Source: Damn Delicious

  • 5 min prep
  • 15 min cook
  • Beginner

A fantastically easy side dish, this recipe is prepared by simmering fresh cranberries, orange juice, orange zest, and sugar on the stove top until thickened.

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What Makes This Pinworthy?

Don’t wait until Thanksgiving to try this recipe- it is perfect for any occasion during the fall and winter times. Delightfully tart and tangy, it is perfect for those who love homemade cranberry sauce- or even those who are skeptical of it. This recipe results in a thick mixture that is part jelly part soft cranberries. Cranberries and oranges are a natural pairing, and they are wonderful together in this recipe.

Many fall foods, especially for Thanksgiving, can be time consuming and complicated to make, but this recipe isn’t one of them. It is a simple matter of combining the ingredients on the stove top and letting it simmer until most of the cranberries have burst, resulting in a thick sauce.

This cranberry sauce is very frugal to make in that it should cost less than five dollars to prepare this entire dish- simply make sure to have a bag of fresh cranberries and a couple of oranges on hand.

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  • Calphalon Contemporary 2.5 Qt Shallow Sauce Pan (via Amazon)

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