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Cranberry Sauce with Pear & Pomegranate

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This sauce is bursting with fruity flavor & little pomegranate gems are sprinkled throughout.

Thanksgiving & holiday cranberry sauce recipe for the home cook.
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 12 ounces fresh or frozen Cranberries
 1 Pear-cleaned, cored & diced, skin left on
 juice from 1 Orange (about 1/4 cup)
 1/4 cup water
 pinch of ground Cinnamon
 pinch of ground Ginger
 Stevia Powder or your favorite Natural Sweetener to taste
 2 ounces Pomegranate Seeds plus extra for garnish
 Orange Zest
1

Rinse fresh cranberries.

2

Place cranberries, orange juice, pear, water and spices in a medium saucepan.

3

Heat on the stove top over medium heat until boiling.

4

Reduce heat to a simmer, partially cover with a lid and cook for about 10 minutes. The cranberries will burst and the sauce will thicken a bit.

5

Add more water or orange juice if you want a thinner sauce. Stir occasionally so your sauce does not burn. Add sweetener to taste and adjust spices if needed.

6

Add pomegranate seeds at the end and gently stir them into the sauce.

7

As this sauce cools it will continue to thicken a bit.

8

Serve topped with fresh pomegranate seeds, grated orange zest.

Ingredients

 12 ounces fresh or frozen Cranberries
 1 Pear-cleaned, cored & diced, skin left on
 juice from 1 Orange (about 1/4 cup)
 1/4 cup water
 pinch of ground Cinnamon
 pinch of ground Ginger
 Stevia Powder or your favorite Natural Sweetener to taste
 2 ounces Pomegranate Seeds plus extra for garnish
 Orange Zest

Directions

1

Rinse fresh cranberries.

2

Place cranberries, orange juice, pear, water and spices in a medium saucepan.

3

Heat on the stove top over medium heat until boiling.

4

Reduce heat to a simmer, partially cover with a lid and cook for about 10 minutes. The cranberries will burst and the sauce will thicken a bit.

5

Add more water or orange juice if you want a thinner sauce. Stir occasionally so your sauce does not burn. Add sweetener to taste and adjust spices if needed.

6

Add pomegranate seeds at the end and gently stir them into the sauce.

7

As this sauce cools it will continue to thicken a bit.

8

Serve topped with fresh pomegranate seeds, grated orange zest.

Cranberry Sauce with Pear & Pomegranate

~ Marla Meridith

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