Citrus-Cranberry Red Wine Sauce

Citrus-Cranberry Red Wine Sauce

Serves 10 to 12 (1/4 cup servings)

This variation on the traditional cranberry sauce is an interesting combination of the spicy sweet taste of Zinfandel wine with the tang of citrus zest. The perfect taste twist for turkey! Also serve as an accompaniment to bold cheeses.

  • 2 cups Red Zinfandel wine
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 (12-ounce) bag fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 oranges, Zest of
  • 1 lemon, zest of
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
  • pinch fine sea salt
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Place wine, sugars and cinnamon in a medium pot and stir to combine. Bring to a gentle simmer and cook for about 5 minutes.

Add cranberries, lemon and orange zest, pomegranate juice and salt. Stir and cook slowly over low heat for 30 to 40 minutes, stirring frequently, until all cranberries have burst and sauce becomes a thick syrupy consistency. Take from heat and let cool. Serve warm, cold or at room temperature.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: About ¼ cup, 180 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 36g sugar), 40g protein
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