Simple three ingredient cranberry sauce in less than twenty minutes.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, just a few days away! Time to share with you this simple and delicious cranberry and tangerine sauce.
Nothing fancy, it can be in made in a flash with just three ingredients: cranberries, tangerines, and sugar.
Tangerines are a great complement to the cranberries. They are a smaller, sweeter version of an orange. Their small size makes for easy juicing with a citrus press and their naturally sweet flavor pairs well with the tart cranberries.
This can be made several days in advance and refrigerated until you are ready to use on the big day!
If you are a fan of cranberries, be sure to check out this awesome Cranberry Apple Cider Bread!
Cranberry Tangerine Sauce
Makes 2 Cups
2 Cups Fresh Cranberries
1 Cup Sugar
2/3 Cup Fresh Squeezed Tangerine Juice - from 3 to 4 Tangerines
1/2 Cup Water
1 Tablespoon Tangerine Zest - from 2 Tangerines
Add cranberries, sugar, tangerine juice and water to a saucepan. Stir to combine. Cook mixture on high until it reaches a boil, reduce heat. Once mixture is at a simmer, add tangerine zest and simmer for 12-15 minutes, until cranberries start to burst. Remove from heat, sauce will thicken as it cools.
Note: This is just a touch on the tart side, you may want to adjust sugar to add ¼ to ½ cup more if you would like it a bit sweeter.
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Cranberry sauce is a staple part of my Christmas dinner. I love the stuff. I have never tried it with another ingredient though, but I could be tempted with this!ReplyDelete
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Thank you Catherine. I love it with turkey or ham, so yummy!Delete
This is perfect for Thanksgiving! I love homemade cranberry sauce, but I've never tried it with tangerine. It sounds like a great combination. Thanks for joining us for Hump Day Happenings this week.ReplyDelete
Thank you Jenna, I love it with the tangerine!Delete
This looks so good! Yum. Pinned and tweeted. Lou Lou GirlsReplyDelete
Hello!! Just wanted to let you know I will be using this in a round up (posting soon) from the Teach Me Tuesday party! Very much appreciate you linking up with us ;)ReplyDelete
Yum!! I think this might be on our Christmas dinner menu this year! I love the flavor combination! Thanks for sharing it with us at Foodie Fridays!! Pinning!ReplyDelete
Thanks Michelle, it is a great combination. Always happy to share at Foodie Fridays!Delete
G'day Sounds great! Thanks for sharing at our #SayGdayParty PinnedReplyDelete
Please revisit (if you haven't already); comments and shares always welcomed as well as visiting someone else at the party
Cheers! Joanne What's On The List?
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