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Port Wine Cranberry Sauce

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Homemade cranberry sauce is the only way to go for the holidays. It only takes minutes to make & tastes way better than anything canned. The Port wine makes this an extra celebratory sauce.

Port Wine Cranberry Sauce recipe. Bookmark for holiday feasts! Marlameridith.com #recipe #vegan #glutenfree #Christmas #Thanksgiving #holiday
Yields1 Serving
Cook Time15 mins
 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh cranberries
 1/2 cup Port wine
 1/2 cup cranberry juice
 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
 3 star anise pods
 1 tbsp orange zest, plus more for garnish
1

In a saucepan bring all ingredients to a boil.

2

Reduce to medium-low heat and simmer, uncovered for about 10-15 minutes, until cranberries are bursting and soft enough to mash on the sides of the pan.

3

Stir the sauce occasionally. The sauce will be jam like when done.

4

Remove from the heat.

5

Carefully remove the Star Anise pods. Let the sauce cool and garnish with more orange zest and star anise. Serve at room temperature.

Notes
6

If you prefer a very smooth cranberry sauce, you can purée this in the blender, adding some water to thin out if necessary. Store in the fridge in an airtight container up to 10 days.

Ingredients

 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh cranberries
 1/2 cup Port wine
 1/2 cup cranberry juice
 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
 3 star anise pods
 1 tbsp orange zest, plus more for garnish

Directions

1

In a saucepan bring all ingredients to a boil.

2

Reduce to medium-low heat and simmer, uncovered for about 10-15 minutes, until cranberries are bursting and soft enough to mash on the sides of the pan.

3

Stir the sauce occasionally. The sauce will be jam like when done.

4

Remove from the heat.

5

Carefully remove the Star Anise pods. Let the sauce cool and garnish with more orange zest and star anise. Serve at room temperature.

Notes
6

If you prefer a very smooth cranberry sauce, you can purée this in the blender, adding some water to thin out if necessary. Store in the fridge in an airtight container up to 10 days.

Port Wine Cranberry Sauce

~ Marla Meridith

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