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Port-Sweetened Cranberry Sauce

Fresh and dried cranberries are simmered with apple, ginger, and port for a subtly sweet sauce. If you don’t want to use port, you can substitute cranberry or pomegranate juice.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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1 cup tawny port
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1 cup fresh cranberries
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½ cup naturally sweetened dried cranberries
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1 small apple, grated (½ cup)
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1 tsp. grated fresh ginger

Instructions: 

1. Bring port, fresh cranberries, dried cranberries, apple, ginger, and 1 cup water to a boil in medium saucepan over medium heat.

2. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool before serving.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
29
Protein: 
<1 g
Total Fat: 
<1 g
Saturated Fat: 
0 g
Carbohydrates: 
7 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
2 mg
Fiber: 
<1 g
Sugar: 
5 g
Yield: 
Makes 2 cups

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Delicious!! For those of us who dislike cloyingly sweet cranberry sauce from the can (ugh!), this is a winner. I love the tart taste that mixes nicely with a good tawny port. It is worth using a good tawny port; don't skimp here.